[Myocardial infarction after conduction electrical weapon shock]

Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris). 2013 Apr;62(2):124-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ancard.2012.03.006. Epub 2012 Apr 13.
[Article in French]


Controversy persists over the safety of conducted electrical weapons, which are increasingly used by law enforcement agencies around the world. We report a case of 33-year-old man who had an acute inferior myocardial infarction after he was shot in the chest with an electrical weapon.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aggression
  • Conducted Energy Weapon Injuries / complications*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis*
  • Myocardial Infarction / etiology*
  • Weapons*