High-Risk Intervention - High-Risk Intervention (Diagetes, Heart Failure, Renal Failure, Shock, etc)
A STEMI Patient With Cardiogenic Shock And Heavily Calcified Unprotected Left Main Disease
You-Ning Chang1, Chuan-Tsai Tsai1
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan1,
A 70-year-old woman had DM and RA history, presented with chronic angina pain for a month. She felt hesitated about intervention after Thallium Scan revealed positive results. After two more weeks, she went to our ED room for intolerant chest pain. At triage, vital signs were 35.3 temperature, 140 pulsation and 21 respiratory rate with NIBP 118/69. She felt alert and warm extremities while at ED.
The final angiogram showed well-expansion stent with TIMI 3 flow. During intensive care unit, the patient regained her consciousness and weaned ECMO and intubation successfully. The patient discharge without any sequelae and followed at our out-patient clinic regularly.