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Coronary vasospasm in a postpartum woman.
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PMID:  21297215     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute myocardial infarction during pregnancy or the postpartum period is rare. We report a case of a 40-year-old postpartum woman who developed ST-elevation myocardial infarction due to severe diffuse coronary vasospasm. To our knowledge, this is the first case of angiographically evidenced coronary vasospasm in a postpartum woman, in the absence of vasoconstrictive medications.
Authors:
Aditya M Sharma; Hicham Yactine; Giridhar Vedala
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E31-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Internal Medicine Office, Reichert Health Center, 5333 McAuley Dr., Ste. R3009, Ypsilanti MI 48197, USA. dradityasharma@yahoo.com.
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