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21 Possible Causes for Central Crushing Chest Pain

  • Aortic Dissection

    To apply thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to treat dwarfism complicated with Stanford B aortic dissection. In this report, we presented a 63-year-old male patient of dwarfism complicated with Stanford B aortic dissection successfully treated with TEVAR. He was diagnosed with dwarfism complicated with[…][]

  • Mitral Papillary Muscle Rupture

    Mitral regurgitation due to papillary muscle rupture after blunt chest trauma is uncommon. Sudden onset severe mitral regurgitation may lead to death due to heart failure if surgical repair is delayed. A previously healthy 12-year-old girl underwent splenectomy and chest tube insertion for pneumothorax after a[…][]

  • Dobutamine

    The patient developed central crushing chest pain, marked ST elevation, transient slowing of heart rate and left ventricular apical ballooning.[] She had a long history of chest tightness and was undergoing a contrast stress echocardiogram because of frequent re-admissions with chest pain, all with normal ECGs and troponins[]

  • Angina Pectoris

    Stable angina pectoris (SAP) is one of the most common symptoms of coronary heart disease. Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) has been used to treat SAP increasingly due to its less side effects. The subject of this study is to explore the effectiveness and safety of Gualou Xiebai Banxia (GLXBBX) decoction as a[…][]

  • Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm

    A patient with a dissecting aneurysm of the ascending aorta had fever of unknown origin. Although his clinical picture included a number of classical features of his disorder, these were initially misinterpreted, largely because fever was the patient's chief complaint. Polymorphonuclear leukocytes sequestered within[…][]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    New-onset atrial fibrillation (NOAF) is a common finding in patients with myocardial infarction (MI), but few studies are available regarding the prediction model for its risk estimation. Although Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) risk score (RS) has been recognized as an effective tool for the risk[…][]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Typically, myocardial bridging (MB) is considered a relatively benign condition; however, serious complications such as angina pectoris, myocardial infarction (MI), and sudden cardiac death may occur. The diagnosis and appropriate treatment of this pathology are important. We report a case of acute anterior wall[…][]

  • Diabetic Cardiovascular Disease
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva

    Case A 60 year old female with a history of HTN, DM, hyperlipidemia presented via EMS with crushing central chest pain radiating to her neck, 7/10.[]

  • Thrombosis

    You may experience: a crushing central chest pain or mild chest discomfort shortness of breath a clammy, sweaty and grey complexion dizziness nausea and vomiting If you suspect[]

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