CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 374-376

Perioperative myocardial infarction in a young adult after percutaneous nephrolithotomy


1 Department of Anaesthesiology, All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India
2 Department of Cardiology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India
3 Department of Anaesthesiology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vinod Kumar Verma
Department of Anaesthesiology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/sja.SJA_813_18

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The causes of myocardial infarction in a young adult can be divided into four groups: (1) atherosclerosis, (2) nonatherosclerosis, (3) hypercoagulable states, and (4) substance abuse. We present here a case of the 29-year-old male patient who developed myocardial infarction after undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Prompt diagnosis and timely intervention salvaged his myocardium.


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