3 years ago

Diagnosis and prognosis of myocardial infarction in a patient without obstructive coronary artery disease during bronchoscopy: a case study and literature review

It is increasingly recognized that a significant proportion of patients suffered from acute myocardial infraction (AMI) who did not have obstructive coronary artery disease (≥50% diameter stenosis). The term "MINOCA (myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronary arteries)" was coined for such entity, however, the exact mechanism of MINOCA is still unclear. Herein, we report a patient with MINOCA during bronchoscopy and further review the recent literature.

Publisher URL: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12872-020-01458-5

DOI: 10.1186/s12872-020-01458-5

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