n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Platelet glycoprotein 11b / 111a receptor blockade with integrilin (eptifibatide) for early postinfarction angina in a patient with coronary arterial ectasia : case report

Volume 13, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



A middle-aged male with multivessel proximal coronary ectasia presented with thrombosis-related acute myocardial infarction and early postinfarct angina, and was successfully treated with a combination of intravenous integrilin (eptifibatide) and unfractionated heparin. The possible aetiology, prognosis and available management strategies are discussed.

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