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Acute myocardial infarction shortly after a normal exercise stress test. Case reports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7785795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors describe 3 cases of AMI occurring shortly after a negative bicycle ergometer stress test. These cases represent an unfortunate but extremely rare complication of a relatively safe diagnostic procedure. The authors also focus on the pathogenesis of the ischemic event, which may be attributed either to intraplaque hemorrhage or to platelet aggregation, both exercise-induced. The prevalence of AMI in this paper (0.06%) is similar to the data described in literature.
Authors:
A Capezzuto; A Achilli; D Pontillo; M Sassara; S De Spirito; R Guerra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1995 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-07-19     Completed Date:  1995-07-19     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  521-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Belcolle Hospital, Viterbo, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Electrocardiography
Exercise Test / adverse effects*
Heart Catheterization
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis,  etiology*
Time Factors

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