Polycythemia Vera Presenting as Cardiac Arrest

Case Reports in Cardiology
08 Feb, 2019 ,

A male in his early 30s presented with sudden Cardiac Arrest. He was recently diagnosed with polycythemia vera and was undergoing treatment for the same. On presentation he was in cardiogenic shock. He underwent Cardiac Catheterization which was then converted into an emergency PCI because of the findings. His post-operative recovery was complicated by a stroke & pneumonia. He showed gradual recovery and was discharged on day-38.