Table 3

Details of patients with type 1 MI managed conservatively

Patient numberPresentationReason for conservative management
1Late-presenting STEMILate presentation and severe cognitive dysfunction
2DKA, sepsis, AKI, severe LVSD, NSTEMIPrevious angiogram no PCI targets
3Late-presenting STEMILate presentation and severe cognitive dysfunction
4Previous CABG, TIA, severe LVSD. Presented with cardiogenic shockPatient presented terminally
5Late-presenting STEMIPatient presented terminally
6Critical aortic stenosis and known three vessel disease on angiogram, NSTEMIPrevious surgical turn down, frailty, limited quality of life
7Heart failure, late-presenting STEMILate presentation and severe cognitive dysfunction
8Generally unwell, severe anaemia, NSTEMISevere cognitive dysfunction and severe anaemia
9Late-presenting STEMILate presentation and severe cognitive dysfunction
10Late-presenting STEMIGastrointestinal bleed
11Ischaemic MR moderate LVSD, NSTEMISevere metabolic acidosis, preterminal
  • AKI, acute kidney injury; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; DKA, diabetic ketoacidosis; LVSD, left ventricular systolic dysfunction; MR, mitral regurgitation; NSTEMI, non-ST elevation myocardial infarction; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; STEMI, ST elevation myocardial infarction; TIA, transient ischaemic attack.