Postpartum myocardial infarction: association with primary coronary artery dissection.

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CASE SUMMARY A 36-year-old woman presented with an acute myocardial infarction 2 weeks after the birth of her first child. The patient had smoked two packs of cigarettes a day for 12 years and had been taking bromocriptine to suppress lactation. While in the emergency room, the patient went into ventricular fibrillation, but defibrillation successfully… (More)

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@article{Mansur1995PostpartumMI, title={Postpartum myocardial infarction: association with primary coronary artery dissection.}, author={L I Mansur and Garold O. Minns and R A Steckley}, journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine}, year={1995}, volume={62 4}, pages={261-8} }