Coronary Emboli in a Young Patient with Mechanical Aortic Va
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Coronary artery embolism is an uncommon cause of Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), but it is important to be aware of this entity and its predisposing factors. One of the most important factors is thromboembolism due to mechanical prosthetic heart valves. Here, we describe a case of thromboembolic Myocardial Infarction (MI) in a young man with mechanical aortic valve prosthesis who decided to discontinue his medications, including aspirin and warfarin, without medical advice....

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