Pulmonary Embolism a Potential Cause of Myocardial Infarction With Nonobstructive Coronary Arteries

Nero et al drew attention to the characteristics of takotsubo syndrome when the latter occurs in the wider context of myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA).1 They also alluded to a study suggesting that takotsubo syndrome is an important cause of MINOCA.2 In the unique context of the association of pulmonary embolism and ST segment elevation with nonobstructive coronary arteries, important insights might be gleaned from evaluating pulmonary embolism-related takotsubo syndrome in the wider context of pulmonary embolism-related ST segment elevation.

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