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Isolated right ventricular infarction--an uncommon cause of acute anterior ST segment elevation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18006089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a case of isolated right ventricular myocardial infarction as the cause of anterior precordial lead ST segment elevation. This case illustrates that anterior ST segment elevation may occur with occlusion of the right coronary artery. It is important to recognize this scenario as the treatment of right ventricular myocardial infarction differs from that of left ventricular myocardial infarction.
Authors:
Anthony A Hilliard; Vuyisile T Nkomo; Verghese Mathew; Abhiram Prasad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2007-11-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  132     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-09     Completed Date:  2009-07-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e51-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Electrocardiography*
Heart Ventricles / physiopathology*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / complications*,  physiopathology*

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