Type 4c myocardial infarction – Cardiology MCQ – Answer

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Type 4c myocardial infarction – Cardiology MCQ – Answer

Type 4c myocardial infarction as per the 4th universal definition of myocardial infarction: Correct answer c) Myocardial infarction due to stent thrombosis

As per the 4th universal definition of myocardial infarction (MI), the various types are: type 1 MI; type 2 MI; type 3 MI; type 4a MI; type 4b MI; type 4c MI and type 5 MI [1].

Reference

  1. Thygesen K, Alpert JS, Jaffe AS, Chaitman BR, Bax JJ, Morrow DA, White HD; Executive Group on behalf of the Joint European Society of Cardiology (ESC)/American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA)/World Heart Federation (WHF) Task Force for the Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction. Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction (2018). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Oct 30;72(18):2231-2264.