Myocardial Infarction in a 28-Year-Old Thalassemia Intermedia Patient

@article{Rassi2009MyocardialII,
  title={Myocardial Infarction in a 28-Year-Old Thalassemia Intermedia Patient},
  author={Fuad A El Rassi and H. Isma’eel and S. Koussa and A. Taher},
  journal={Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={467 - 469}
}
  • Fuad A El Rassi, H. Isma’eel, +1 author A. Taher
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • A 28-year-old Lebanese thalassemia intermedia (TI) patient with homozygous IVS1-110 mutation sustained atypical chest pain of 1 day’s duration. The EKG reading revealed ST segment elevation in the chest leads V1 to V5. Coronary angiography showed 2 plaques in the left anterior descending coronary artery. He underwent subsequent angioplasty with stenting of the left anterior descending coronary artery. An extensive thrombophilia profile was negative. He was started on medication, and his medical… CONTINUE READING
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