Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2021 Apr 6. Epub 2021 Apr 6.
Department of Cardiology, Antwerp University Hospital (UZA), Drie Eikenstraat 655, B-2650 Edegem, Belgium; University of Antwerp, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiteitsplein 1, B-2610 Wilrijk, Belgium; Department of Cardiovascular diseases, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B-2610 Wilrijk, Belgium.
Coronary embolism due to prosthetic valve thrombosis is a rare cause of acute coronary syndrome. We report the challenging case of a 66-year-old female patient with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction caused by left main coronary artery bifurcation embolism in the setting of mechanical aortic valve thrombosis. The patient was treated with intravenous thrombolysis. Read More