Nasogastric tube insertion is a procedure commonly done in the hospital for dysphagia, poor feeding or for resting the gut after abdominal surgery. Although there are reports of cardiovascular complications associated with endoscopy, a search through the English language literature did not reveal any reports of cardiovascular complications associated with nasogastric tube insertion. We report 2 cases of myocardial infarction after nasogastric tube insertion to highlight the possibility of myocardial injury associated with nasogastric tube insertion.
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