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Real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography demonstrates size and extent of acute left ventricular free wall rupture.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17484998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a patient with acute left ventricular wall rupture and pseudoaneurysm formation after myocardial infarction. We review the accuracy of 2-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography for detection of ventricular pseudoaneurysm and describe the use of real-time handheld 3-dimensional color Doppler echocardiography for the assessment of left ventricular rupture location, orifice geometry, and complex intracardiac flow before surgical correction.
Authors:
Stephen H Little; Kumudha Ramasubbu; William A Zoghbi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1097-6795     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-08     Completed Date:  2007-06-05     Revised Date:  2007-11-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  538.e1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Methodist DeBakey Heart Center Echocardiography Laboratory, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aneurysm, False / complications,  ultrasonography
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography, Doppler
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional / methods*
Fatal Outcome
Heart Aneurysm / complications,  ultrasonography
Heart Rupture, Post-Infarction / complications,  physiopathology,  ultrasonography*
Humans
Male
Myocardial Contraction / physiology
Pericardial Effusion / etiology,  physiopathology,  ultrasonography

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