Case report: acute coronary artery spasm in a patient in the setting of non-cardiac surgery

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Sirs: Coronary artery spasm reduces coronary blood flow and consequently oxygen delivery to the myocardium. It may occur suddenly and may be associated with a severe reduction in blood pressure and cardiac arrest. It must be recognised early because delayed treatment (that consists of giving vasodilators, particularly nitrates) may have fatal consequences… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00392-012-0444-2

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@article{Aikpokpo2012CaseRA, title={Case report: acute coronary artery spasm in a patient in the setting of non-cardiac surgery}, author={Ngozi Aikpokpo and Stephan Hill and Udo P. Sechtem}, journal={Clinical Research in Cardiology}, year={2012}, volume={101}, pages={683-686} }