Hemodynamic Decompensation

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Case Study: An 85 Year-Old Male with Hemodynamic Decompensation After an Acute Myocardial Infarction

Case presentation - May 2013

Manju Pai MD, Cardiology Fellow, Cleveland Clinic


An 85 year-old male presented to the Cleveland Clinic emergency department via ambulance for complaint of lightheadedness, weakness, and the setting in of chest pain.

Past medical history

His past medical history was significant for coronary artery disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, stage IV chronic kidney disease with a baseline creatinine of approximately 2.0mg/dL, and a history of a remote cerebral vascular accident.

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Non-critical demographic information has been changed to protect the anonymity of the individual and no association with any actual patient is intended or should be inferred.

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