Myocardial infarction with normal coronary angiogram. Possible mechanism of smoking risk in coronary artery disease.

@article{McKenna1980MyocardialIW,
  title={Myocardial infarction with normal coronary angiogram. Possible mechanism of smoking risk in coronary artery disease.},
  author={William J. McKenna and Christina Chew and Celia M. Oakley},
  journal={British heart journal},
  year={1980},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={493-8}
}
The coronary angiograms of 120 consecutive patients under 40 years of age were examined. Ten new cases of myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteriogram were identified (group 1) and compared with 30 cases of myocardial infarction and obstructive coronary disease (group 2). Heavy cigarette smoking was the sole major risk factor in group 1. Patients… CONTINUE READING