Anterior myocardial infarction in late pregnancy; a case report

  • tooran makhdoumi Mail
  • sara mirzaeian
  • mohammad hosein sakhaee
  • reza Jafarzadeh Esfehani
pregnancy, myocardial infarction, angiography, post-partum


Myocardial infarction (MI) in pregnancy is a rare and critical topic. In time diagnosis and management is mandatory for preventing both mother and fetus from possible mortality and morbidities. Both traditional cardiovascular risk factor and some factors which are present during pregnancy are related to MI during pregnancy. Management of ST segment elevation MI during pregnancy is almost the same as other women. In present report we have discussed a case of anterior ST segment elevation MI during late third trimester of pregnancy which ended up in a successful vaginal delivery. However, in the post-partum period, the patient developed severe bleeding and uterine atony which was managed medically and with massage.

How to Cite
makhdoumi tooran, mirzaeian sara, sakhaee mohammad hosein, Jafarzadeh Esfehani reza. Anterior myocardial infarction in late pregnancy; a case report. Acta Med Iran. 58(6):294-296.
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