Author + information
- Ahmed Elkaryoni, MDa,∗ (, )@Ahmed_Karyoo,
- Dushyant Ramakrishnan, MDa,
- Islam Abdelkarim, MDa,
- Anas Noman, MDa,
- Mohammed Qintar, MDa,b and
- Paramdeep Baweja, MDa,c
- aDivision of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
- bDivision of Cardiovascular Disease, Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
- cDivision of Cardiovascular Disease, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri
- ↵∗Address for correspondence:
Dr. Ahmed Elkaryoni, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.
ST-segment elevation in post-return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest is a major concern for underlying acute coronary syndrome. This case report presents a rare case of vasopressor-induced coronary vasospasm as an underlying cause for this ST-segment elevation with complete reversal of EKG changes after reducing the vasopressor dose. (Level of Difficulty: Beginner.)
- cardiac arrest
- coronary vasospasm
- return of spontaneous circulation
- ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
The authors have reported that they have no relationships relevant to the contents of this paper to disclose.
- Received April 3, 2019.
- Revision received April 22, 2019.
- Accepted May 14, 2019.
- 2019 The Authors