Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri

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NSTEMI OR AL CARDIAC AMYLOIDOSIS: ALL IS NOT AS IT SEEMS
Anno:
2024
Background: Light-chain amyloidosis (AL) is caused by misfolded light chains produced by a small B-cell clone in bone marrow, that aggregate in plasma and deposit in various tissue, included the heart. The progressive nature of the disease and the high mortality rate within 6 months of diagnosis makes early…
A case of acute coronary syndrome in disguise
Anno:
2024
A 56-year-old Caucasian woman with a silent cardiac history, a history of smoking, and a previous hip prosthesis surgery presented to the emergency department. She reported oppressive chest pain radiating to the left arm intermittently for about 2 days, precipitated by significant emotional stress at work. The 12-lead ECG…