Myocardial infarction and polycythemia vera: how should we treat it?

Paolo Venegoni, George Schroth

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Abstract

Little is known about the management and treatment of coronary thrombosis in polycythemia vera (PV) [1]. We describe a case of acute myocardial infarction in a patient with recently diagnosed PV and thrombocytosis. The patient underwent emergency catheterization with intracoronary thrombolysis and angioplasty of the left anterior descending coronary artery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-261
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Volume32
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1994

Keywords

  • myocardial infarction
  • polycythemia vera
  • treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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