Coronary artery spasm (CAS) simulating inferior ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
Coronary arteries vasospasm (CAS) is commonly seen in invasive cardiology laboratory during diagnostic catheterization or coronary intervention. Though the incidence of Printzmetal angina is uncommon, coronary vasospasm resulting in acute myocardial infarct is rare, especially if there is no significant atherosclerotic plaque within the coronary vasculature.
Department of Cardiology, Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
SourceThe Medical journal of Malaysia 67:1 2012 Feb pg 108-10
Pub Type(s)Case Reports