Myocardial infarction due to obstruction of the left main coronary

Boris Adjibodou, Diego Arroyo, Benoit Desgraz, Jean-Jacques Goy, Gregory Katchatourov, Stephane Cook, Jean-Christophe Stauffer
2018 Cardiovascular Medicine  
A 34-year-old current smoker male was transferred to our coronary catheter laboratory for suspected myocardial infarction (fig. 1). He received a loading dose of 250 mg of aspirin, 60 mg of prasugrel and 5000 IU of unfractionated heparin during prehospital care. Coronary angiography revealed a mass partially protruding into the left main coronary artery (LMCA) (fig. 2, movies 1-3). Summary We present a challenging case of myocardial infarction with partial intermittent obstruction of the left
more » ... ction of the left main coronary due to a mass of unknown origin in an otherwise healthy 34-year-old male.
doi:10.4414/cvm.2018.00585 fatcat:gs2eahmqergwzakdj47fpr2dsq