Acute myocardial infarction in a 14-year old boy by thrombotic occlusion of the left main coronary ostium

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We report the case of a 14-year old boy who was diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock and was treated by primary stenting of thrombotic occluded left main ostium. A prompt stenting to the LMCA saved patient's life. However, his condition was getting worse with the time and the cardiac transplantation could not be avoidable.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)430-431
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Mar 8



  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Left main ostium
  • Primary stenting
  • Thrombus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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