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Peri-operative challenges in post myocardial infarction ventricular septal rupture: A case series and review of literature.
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PMID:  25422615     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ventricular septal rupture (VSR) is a life threatening complication of myocardial infarction (MI). The incidence of post-MIVSR varied from 1% to 3% in the pre-thrombolytic era. There is almost a 10-fold decrease in the reported incidences (0.2-0.3%) of MIVSR today. The mortality in such an event is as high as 50-90%. Prognosis of post-MIVSR depends on prompt echo diagnosis and proactive surgical therapy. The peri-operative challenges during management of such a case can be enormous.
Authors:
Sanjay Kumar; Arindam Choudhury; Devagourou Velayudam; Usha Kiran
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi journal of anaesthesia     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1658-354X     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi J Anaesth     Publication Date:  2014 10 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101500601     Medline TA:  Saudi J Anaesth     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  546-549     Citation Subset:  -    
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