A case of vasospastic angina resulting from coronary emboli in a patient with prosthetic valves

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Kosar F., Gullu H., Sahin I., Acikgoz N., Topal E., ERDİL N.

JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL, vol.45, no.2, pp.325-330, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1536/jhj.45.325
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.325-330
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


In addition to coronary atherosclerotic disease, coronary thromboembolisin can also lead to acute coronary syndromes. However, coronary thromboembolism due to prosthetic heart valves is very rare and not very well-known. It has Only a few cases have been reported. In this paper, we present a rare case with vasospastic angina pectoris secondary to coronary thromboembolism in a patient with prosthetic heart valves.