What is the role of angiography in the workup of Wellens syndrome?

Updated: Jan 25, 2018
  • Author: Benjamin B Mattingly, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Angiography has demonstrated that 100% of patients with Wellens syndrome will have 50% or greater stenosis of the proximal LAD. [5] More specifically, 83% will have the lesion proximal to the second septal perforator. [7]


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