Myocardial Infarction During Sleep Deprivation in a Patient with Dextrocardia

Delva, Nicholas J.; Wood, Michael; Southmayd, Stephen E.; Hawken, Emily R.
January 2001
Angiology;Jan2001, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p83
Academic Journal
Describes the case of a patient with dextrocardia who suffered his first myocardial infarction after approximately 26 hours of diagnostic sleep deprivation protocol. Monitoring of sleep deprivation as a risk for myocardial infarction; Cardiac enzyme levels following myocardial infarction; Use of sleep deprivation as a diagnostic tool.


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