Eur Heart J Case Rep 2021 Feb 12;5(2):ytaa532. Epub 2021 Jan 12.
Department of Cardiology, Abington Hospital, Jefferson Health Abington, 1200 Old York Road, PA, 19118, USA.
Background: While it is understood that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is primarily complicated by respiratory failure, more data are emerging on the cardiovascular complications of this disease. A subset of COVID-19 patients present with ST-elevations on electrocardiogram (ECG) yet normal coronary angiography, a presentation that can fit criteria for myocardial infarction with no obstructive coronary atherosclerosis (MINOCA). There is little known about non-coronary myocardial injury observed in patients with COVID-19, and we present a case that should encourage further conversation and study of this clinical challenge. Read More