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- Received November 7, 2019
- Revision received April 25, 2020
- Accepted May 6, 2020
- Published online September 16, 2020.
- Matthew F. Schaikewitz, MDa,∗ (, )
- Christopher B. Nnaoma, MDb,
- Richard D. Meredith, MDc,
- Seth Uretsky, MDa,
- Lawrence R. Blitz, MDa,
- Allan L. Klein, MDc and
- Mark S. Rosenthal, MDa
- aDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute, Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System, Morristown, New Jersey
- bDepartment of Internal Medicine, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, New Jersey
- cDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
- ↵∗Address for correspondence:
Dr. Matthew F. Schaikewitz, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gagnon Administration, Davino B, Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System, 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, New Jersey 07960.
We present a rare case of cardiogenic shock and multivessel coronary compression due to focal pericardial inflammation and constriction. The patient was treated in the acute phase with coronary stenting and temporary mechanical support. Multimodality imaging was essential in elucidating the diagnosis. (Level of Difficulty: Beginner.)
- 3-dimensional imaging
- acute coronary syndrome
- cardiac assist devices
- computed tomography
- MR sequences
- percutaneous coronary intervention
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- Received November 7, 2019.
- Revision received April 25, 2020.
- Accepted May 6, 2020.
- 2020 The Authors