BACKGROUND: A 68-year-old man was referred for stable angina pectoris and a large apical perfusion defect on stress myocardial scintigraphy. Medical history included chronic oral anticoagulation with warfarin due to long-standing atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and dyslipidaemia. INVESTIGATION: Coronary angiography. DIAGNOSIS: Severe stenosis of the mid left anterior descending coronary artery. TREATMENT: Percutaneous coronary intervention with implantation of drug-eluting stent.
- Antiplatelet drugs
- Atrial fibrillation
- Drug-eluting stent
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine