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Successful surgical repair of left ventricular rupture after acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6239045     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 61-year-old man with impending myocardial infarction was admitted and treated by percutaneous transluminal coronary recanalization (PTCR) therapy using Urokinase. Patient's symptoms subsided and his general condition maintained stable until the fifth hospital day, when he developed the signs of cardiac rupture. He was operated upon immediately, and the left ventricular rupture was confirmed and repaired successfully. Patient recovered from the surgery well. This report describes the rare successful surgical case of cardiac rupture secondary to acute myocardial infarction in Japan.
H Miyamura; M Yazawa; Y Yamazaki; K Togashi; H Ohzeki; S Eguchi; A Tsuchiya; M Kabasawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese circulation journal     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0047-1828     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn. Circ. J.     Publication Date:  1984 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-01-18     Completed Date:  1985-01-18     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806868     Medline TA:  Jpn Circ J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1215-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Angiography
Heart Catheterization
Heart Rupture / etiology,  surgery*
Heart Ventricles* / surgery
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / complications*
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Polyethylene Terephthalates; EC Plasminogen Activator

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