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Left ventricular rupture in an anterior wall acute myocardial infarction with severe intra-ventricular gradient.
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PMID:  22143246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a 72-year-old man with ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction and severe intra-ventricular gradient (>40 mmHg), who died with left ventricular rupture (LVR). We postulate that severe intra-ventricular gradient detectable at admission may be related to subsequent LVR and proposed as a risk factor for LVR.
Authors:
Natale Daniele Brunetti; Riccardo Ieva; Michele Correale; Luigi Flavio Massimiliano Di Martino; Luisa De Gennaro; Matteo Di Biase
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-742X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9502018     Medline TA:  J Thromb Thrombolysis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Cardiology Department, University of Foggia, Viale Pinto 1, 71100, Foggia FG, Italy, nd.brunetti@unifg.it.
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