Year 2018, Volume 4 , Issue 4, Pages 425 - 428 2018-10-04

Acute myocardial infarction associated with the induction of general anesthesia

Murathan Küçük [1] , Necmettin Korucuk [2] , Veysel Tosun [3] , Fatma Ertuğrul [4] , Aytül Belgi Yıldırım [5]


Perioperative acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is the most common cause of postoperative morbidity and mortality. It is a rare but important and fatal complication. Recognizing this situation may be difficult due to the influence of general anesthesia. Early diagnosis and treatment can decrease the morbidity and mortality of this fatal complication. In this case we present a 56-year-old female planned nephrectomy. After induction of general anesthesia acute inferoposterior myocardial infarction occurred and coronary angiograhy showed the proximal portion of the circumflex coronary artery (Cx) was occluded by thrombus, the left anterior descending coronary artery and the right coronary artery were plaque. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and the stenting resulted in successful dilatation of the Cx and she was discharged at the fifth day of intervention without any complication.

myocardial infarction, general anesthesia, perioperative care
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Author: Murathan Küçük
Institution: Akdeniz University, School of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Antalya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Author: Necmettin Korucuk
Institution: Department of Cardiology, Erciş State Hospital, Van
Country: Turkey


Author: Veysel Tosun
Institution: Department of Cardiology, Şanlıurfa Training and Research Hospital, Şanlıurfa
Country: Turkey


Author: Fatma Ertuğrul
Institution: Department of Anesthesia and Reanimation, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya
Country: Turkey


Author: Aytül Belgi Yıldırım
Institution: Akdeniz University, School of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Antalya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : October 4, 2018

EndNote %0 The European Research Journal Acute myocardial infarction associated with the induction of general anesthesia %A Murathan Küçük , Necmettin Korucuk , Veysel Tosun , Fatma Ertuğrul , Aytül Belgi Yıldırım %T Acute myocardial infarction associated with the induction of general anesthesia %D 2018 %J The European Research Journal %P -2149-3189 %V 4 %N 4 %R doi: 10.18621/eurj.349353 %U 10.18621/eurj.349353