Concertina effect: A memorable phenomenon during coronary intervention

Mansour Sallam*, Adil Al-Riyami

*Corresponding author for this work

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Concertina phenomenon is a transient angiographic series of narrowings during percutaneous coronary intervention in a tortuous vessel induced mainly by a stiff guide wire. Herein, we describe a case of concertina phenomenon in a right coronary artery treated conservatively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-73
Number of pages3
JournalEgyptian Heart Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014


  • Concertina phenomenon
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Pseudolesion
  • Right coronary artery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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