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Anteroseptal myocardial infarction complicated by right ventricular myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6606924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 73 year old man presented with an acute anteroseptal myocardial infarction. He became progressively hypotensive without signs of left heart decompensation or major rhythm disturbances. Swan-Ganz catheterisation revealed a pattern of right ventricular infarction and under appropriate treatment the patient recovered remarkably well. The importance of recognition of right ventricular infarction is stressed especially in this case where an anteroseptal myocardial infarction was present without the usual left posterior infarction.
Authors:
L De Clerck; M Goethals; U Timmermans
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-02-14     Completed Date:  1984-02-14     Revised Date:  2009-06-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  473-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Heart Septum*
Heart Ventricles*
Hemodynamics
Humans
Male
Myocardial Infarction / complications*

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