Repetitive myocardial ischemia of Prinzmetal type without angina pectoris

M. Guazzi, M. T. Olivari, A. Polese, C. Fiorentini, F. Magrini

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Abstract

In a patient with a normal electrocardiogram, normal treadmill exercise test, normal coronary arteriogram and no symptoms to suggest angina pectoris, continuous monitoring during several days exhibited repetitive (one to two per hour) S-T segment elevations in the precordial electrocardiographic leads and hemodynamic changes typical of Prinzmetal's angina (reduction in arterial pressure and cardiac index and increase in systemic peripheral resistance and pulmonary wedge pressure). This case demonstrates that electrical and dynamic cardiac alterations of Prinzmetal's angina can occur even in the absence of angina pectoris.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)923-927
Number of pages5
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Volume37
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1976

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Variant Angina Pectoris
Angina Pectoris
Exercise Test
Myocardial Ischemia
Pulmonary Wedge Pressure
Vascular Resistance
Arterial Pressure
Electrocardiography
Hemodynamics

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Repetitive myocardial ischemia of Prinzmetal type without angina pectoris. / Guazzi, M.; Olivari, M. T.; Polese, A.; Fiorentini, C.; Magrini, F.

In: The American Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 37, No. 6, 1976, p. 923-927.

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Guazzi, M. ; Olivari, M. T. ; Polese, A. ; Fiorentini, C. ; Magrini, F. / Repetitive myocardial ischemia of Prinzmetal type without angina pectoris. In: The American Journal of Cardiology. 1976 ; Vol. 37, No. 6. pp. 923-927.
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