Myocardial Infarction in Neonates: A Review of an Entity with Significant Morbidity and Mortality

  title={Myocardial Infarction in Neonates: A Review of an Entity with Significant Morbidity and Mortality},
  author={Koyelle Papneja and Anthony K. C. Chan and Tapas K. Mondal and Bosco A Paes},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
Coronary artery disease is a global problem with high mortality rates and significant residual sequelae that affect long-term quality of life. Myocardial infarction (MI) in neonates is a recognized, uncommon entity, but the incidence and broad spectrum of the disease is unknown and likely underestimated due to limited reporting which in the majority is confined to acute ischemic events. The challenges involve clinical diagnosis which masquerades in the early phase as non-specific symptoms and… 

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