Epoetin Alfa: A Cause of Coronary Artery Thrombosis


Introduction Epoetin alfa is an erythrocyte-stimulating factor. We here present a case of an anemic patient, who was given epogen before a coronary artery bypass (CABG) surgery and developed periprocedural myocardial infarction. To our knowledge, there has been no previous case reported of epogen causing myocardial infarction. Case Presentation 66-year… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2017/9475180

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