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American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research. 2016, 4(2), 18-20
DOI: 10.12691/ajcdr-4-2-2
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Acute Inferior Wall ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction with Normal Coronary Arteries

Braghadheeswar Thyagarajan1, , Muhammad Azharuddin1 and Rikka Banayat1

1Department of Internal Medicine, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ, USA

Pub. Date: September 08, 2016

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Braghadheeswar Thyagarajan, Muhammad Azharuddin and Rikka Banayat. Acute Inferior Wall ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction with Normal Coronary Arteries. American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research. 2016; 4(2):18-20. doi: 10.12691/ajcdr-4-2-2

Abstract

A 59-year old woman presented to the ER complaining of chest pain. ECG showed sinus rhythm at the rate of 72 beats per minute and ST segment elevations in Lead II, III, aVF. A Code STEMI was activated for emergent cardiac catheterization, which revealed the patient had normal coronary arteries with normal left ventricular systolic function. During the procedure, her symptoms of chest pain resolved. ECG, urine toxicology, and echocardiogram tests were done in the ICU, which were normal. The patient was eventually discharged home and scheduled to follow up with cardiology and primary care physician.

Keywords:
STEMI coronary artery echocardiogram cardiac catheterization cardiology

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