Myocardial infarction in young people


  • O.A. Loskutov Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kyiv, Ukraine; SI “Institute of Heart of MH of Ukraine”, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Yu.I. Markov Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • V.O. Polishchuk Bogomolets Institute of Physiology of the NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine



myocardial infarction in young people, toxic factors, complicated diagnosis


The article considers the incidence of acute myocardial infarction worldwide and in Ukraine. As a rule, such data are concerning to the adult patients. But this disease trends to be reported in people aged under 35 years and even in children. The article describes a clinical case of a non-Q wave myocardial infarction in a teenager. The diagnosis was complicated due to a late visit to a doctor and masking of clinical picture with toxic factors. Given the potential development of negative consequences for patients, a clinical suspicion will be helpful firstly for the first contact physicians — intensive care physicians.


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Loskutov, O., Markov, Y., & Polishchuk, V. (2021). Myocardial infarction in young people. EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 16(3), 32–36.



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