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Migrating Kirschner wire in the heart mimics acute coronary syndrome

Laszlo Lenard, Daniel Aradi, Elemer Donauer
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehn548 754 First published online: 9 December 2008

A 45-year-old man was referred for urgent coronary angiography due to recent onset chest pain and ST-segment elevations. Cardiac enzyme levels were slightly elevated. Coronary angiography showed normal coronaries but revealed a thin, pointed radiopaque object in the projection of the right ventricle moving synchronously with cardiac contractions (Panels A and …