Myocardial Infarction

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A LARGE LEFT VENTRICLE THROMBUS WITH VASCULAR SEQUELAE: A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: A 50 year-old man presented with left sided weakness. His history was notable for type 2 diabetes mellitus, peripheral arterial disease, and prior unprovoked deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of his right femoral vein [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A LARGE LEFT VENTRICLE THROMBUS WITH VASCULAR SEQUELAE: A CASE REPORT

A RARE CAUSE OF A HEART ATTACK: A CASE REPORT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CAUSING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

Case Presentation: A 58-year-old obese African American man, non-smoker with past medical history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation (on Coumadin) presents to our emergency room with chest pain. Patient describes the pain as acute onset, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:07:37+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A RARE CAUSE OF A HEART ATTACK: A CASE REPORT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CAUSING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

DIFFUSE CORONARY ARTERY ECTASIA: AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF ST-ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

Case Presentation: A 58 year old male with no previous cardiac history presented to the emergency department (ED) with acute onset of substernal chest pain. An electrocardiogram (ECG) showed inferior ST-segment depressions, and cardiac troponins [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:24+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DIFFUSE CORONARY ARTERY ECTASIA: AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF ST-ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

PAPILLARY MUSCLE RUPTURE AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION WITH NON-OBSTRUCTIVE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 68-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and possible interstitial lung disease presented with one week of worsening midsternal chest pain, diaphoresis and nausea. Initial vitals were unremarkable. Exam revealed bibasilar crackles [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:09+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on PAPILLARY MUSCLE RUPTURE AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION WITH NON-OBSTRUCTIVE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

Systemic Sclerosis As a Risk Factor of Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Us Population Based Study

Background: Select studies in the past have described significantly increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). Increased atherosclerosis as well as microvascular involvement with recurrent focal ischemia and subsequent [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Finalist, Other, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Systemic Sclerosis As a Risk Factor of Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Us Population Based Study

THERE WILL BE BLOOD: THE DILEMMA OF TREATING PAROXYSMAL NOCTURNAL HEMOGLOBINURIA IN THE PRESENCE OF NEW DRUG-ELUTING STENTS

Case Presentation: A 58-year-old Caucasian woman with HIV on HAART, hyperthyroidism with radioiodine ablation, Hepatitis B and C, past IV drug use, former smoker, HTN, and HLD, initially presented with chest pain and was found [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THERE WILL BE BLOOD: THE DILEMMA OF TREATING PAROXYSMAL NOCTURNAL HEMOGLOBINURIA IN THE PRESENCE OF NEW DRUG-ELUTING STENTS

TWO DAY OLD STEMI? WITH LUPUS ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.

Case Presentation: A 37 year old female with a past medical history of Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy (EF=40-45%), Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, and Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome presented to the Emergency Department with complaints of pleuritic chest pain [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TWO DAY OLD STEMI? WITH LUPUS ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.