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2022 Feb 13

BMC Cardiovasc Disord



Nilotinib related acute myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronary arteries: a case report and literature review.


Chen W, Du B, Liu K, Yu Z, Wang X, Yang P
BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2022 Feb 13; 22(1):46.
PMID: 35152884.


Myocardial Ischemia with No Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease (MINOCA) is a common cause of type 2 acute myocardial infarction (AMI) which requires careful differential diagnosis. Coronary artery spasm (CAS) syndrome is one etiology that can lead to MINOCA. Nilotinib, a targeted treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), has been reported to be related with increased risk of adverse vascular events.