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Self-limiting left ventricular wall rupture following myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18778298     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A left ventricular posterior-inferior free wall rupture without pseudo aneurysm following inferior myocardial infarction was identified in a 40-year-old male patient. Coronary angiography of the patient demonstrated a total occlusion of the circumflex artery. Repair of the rupture was performed during an elective surgery carried out 15 days after the infarction. We approved to discuss this rarely encountered clinical case with the cases in the literature.
Osman Tiryakioglu; Hasan Ari; Mustafa Unal; Ahmet Ozyazicioglu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-09-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:    2009 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-05     Completed Date:  2009-04-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Rupture, Post-Infarction / etiology,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Heart Ventricles*
Myocardial Infarction / complications

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