Prinzmetal angina in the differential diagnosis of syncope

Jairo Kusniec, Zaza Iakobishvili, Moti Haim, Gregory Golovchiner, Ronit Shohat-Zabarski, Boris Strasberg

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Prinzmetal (variant) angina may be associated with cardiac arrhythmias that can deteriorate to fatal ventricular arrhythmias. We present 2 patients with syncope where vasospastic angina and severe ventricular arrhythmias were found to be responsible for the syncopal episodes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-47
Number of pages3
JournalAcute Cardiac Care
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Angina
  • Sudden cardiac death
  • Syncope
  • Vasospasm


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