Myocardial infarction during pregnancy: A case report

Y. Frenkel*, A. Etchin, G. Barkai, L. Reisin, S. Mashiach, A. Battler

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Myocardial infarction during pregnancy is rare. This report presents a 28-year old parturient with no risk factors for coronary heart disease, in whom an acute anterior myocardial infarction occurred in the 34th gestational week. A caesarian section was performed at term due to an obstetrical cause and under hemodynamic monitoring without complications. Coronary angiography performed 4 months after delivery revealed the presence of normal coronary arteries and mild regional left ventricular dysfunction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)363-368
Number of pages6
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


  • myocardial infarction
  • pregnancy


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