Volume 2002, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Electrocution is a well known cause of cardiac arrest, mostly secondary to ventricular fibrillation. Acute myocardial infarction has been reported in a few cases although the pathogenesis is not clear. We report two cases of acute myocardial infarction after electrocution, both confirmed by electrocardiography and markedly elevated cardiac enzymes. Echocardiography showed cardiac damage evidenced by hypokinesia.


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