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Acute Anterior ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Electrical Storm Secondary to Nondominant Right Coronary Artery Occlusion.
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PMID:  24955058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 42-year-old man emergently presented with chest pain and anterior ST elevation. Refractory ventricular arrhythmias and shock developed rapidly. A coronary angiogram revealed the acute occlusion of a nondominant right coronary artery. After percutaneous coronary intervention, the anterior ST elevation and ventricular arrhythmias resolved. The electrocardiographic pattern was a result of isolated right ventricular infarction that in turn caused profound electrical and hemodynamic instability. We discuss the cause and pathophysiology of this patient's case, and we recommend that interventional and general cardiologists be aware that anterior ST elevation can be caused by the occlusion of a nondominant right coronary artery.
Authors:
Joseph John Franco; Michael Brown; Riyaz Bashir; Brian O'Murchu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-06-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1526-6702     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-06-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  335-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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