Myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries: the past, present and the future.


  • KIVIRJIK Irina IMSP Institutul de Cardiologie



myocardial infarction, non-obstructive coronary arteries, MINOCA


Myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA) involves clinical documentation of an AMI and demonstration of the absence of anatomically significant stenosis (<50% of lumen diameter) on coronary angiography. As it has a heterogeneity of etiologic factors, the mechanisms of MINOCA as well as the performance of diagnostic algorithms and therapeutic strategies have been extensively studied. The importance of personal management strategy for each patient is presented alongside stratification of risks of recurrent cardiovascular events. This statement provides a general view on MINOCA based on the newest published data.

Author Biography

KIVIRJIK Irina, IMSP Institutul de Cardiologie

Laboratorul științific Urgențe cardiace


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