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Acute myocardial infarction in pregnancy: a case report and subject review
  1. O Fayomi,
  2. R Nazar
  1. Milton Keynes General Hospital, Buckinghamshire, UK
  1. Mr Olu Fayomi, Milton Keynes General Hospital, Standing Way, Eaglestone, Milton Keynes, MK65LD, UK; olufayomi{at}


Myocardial infarction in pregnancy is uncommon. Use of thrombolytic treatment is relatively contraindicated. Early recognition as well as a multidisciplinary approach to the management of these cases is important, as untreated there is a high maternal and fetal mortality. The case presented here highlights the importance of early transfer to a specialist centre for percutaneous coronary intervention.

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