Acute MI in pregnancy?

In this video, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, will talk on acute MI during pregnancy. Acute MI in pregnancy is very uncommon. The commonest cause of acute MI in pregnancy is generally seen in younger patients with spontaneous dissection of the coronary arteries. Other risk factors are smoking, drug abuses or strong family history of heart problems or stress of pregnancy. He will explain that it is very uncommon. The acute MI is treated with medical treatment till the patient is stabilised.