Rationale and design of the Myocardial Infarction with Non-obstructive Coronary Arteries in Turkish Population (MINOCA-TR) study.

Turk U. O., ZOGHİ M., Alioglu E., Ergene O.

Turk Kardiyoloji Dernegi arsivi : Turk Kardiyoloji Derneginin yayin organidir, vol.47, no.8, pp.662-668, 2019 (Scopus) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Myocardial infarction (MI) with non-obstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA) is a new term to define the syndrome of clinical evidence of MI occurring in the absence obstructive coronary artery disease. Given that there is believed to be a large number of MINOCA cases, effective diagnostic and therapeutic strategies are needed. Documentation of the demographic parameters and diagnostic methods used in existing cases is a first step. The purpose of this study is documentation of the prevalence, demographic details, and possible etiological causes, as well as inpatient and 1-year prognosis data of MINOCA patients in the Turkish population.