Background: A 42-year-old diabetic male suffered an uncomplicated non-ST elevation myocardial infarction and was referred for urgent coronary angiography.
Investigation: Physical examination, laboratory investigations, ECG, transthoracic echocardiogram and coronary angiography.
Diagnosis: Triple vessel disease with moderately impaired left ventricular function.
Treatment: Coronary angiography, antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapy, percutaneous intervention (PCI), intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), beta blockers, statin and angiotensin- converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI).
Keywords: myocardial infarction, percutaneous intervention, stent fracture, mural thrombus, coronary perforation.
Presentation of the case
A 42-year-old male with diabetes and a strong family history of ischaemic heart disease ...
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