Left main coronary artery occlusion is a rare occurrence that is often fatal. It usually manifests as an acute myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock and/or fatal arrhythmias. This circumstance is rarely observed, as most patients affected die before seeking medical attention.
Case Report. A 47-year-old male with no known coronary artery disease presented to our hospital one hour after sudden-onset chest pain and dyspnea. The pain occurred while the patient was working on a construction site. The patient’s past medical history included poorly-controlled hypertension, diabe... continue reading about Acute Left Main Coronary Artery Occlusion: A Catastrophic Problem with Poor Prognosis