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Unruptured left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following inferior wall myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  23042323     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Left ventricular (LV) pseudoaneurysm is a rare but potentially lethal complication of acute myocardial infarction (MI). We report a very rare case of a 60 year-old woman with a ruptured myocardial wall, and a non-ruptured LV pseudoaneurysm. The patient presented with acutely worsening shortness of breath and exertional dyspnea of one month's duration, and palpitation. She had an inferior wall MI nine months previously. Coronary angiography showed severe stenosis at right coronary artery. Echocardiography, LV angiography, and computed tomography angiography revealed a large pseudoaneurysm postero-inferior to the LV. Surgical resection of the pseudoaneurysm was performed and repair of the ruptured LV wall done, with good results. (Cardiol J 2012; 19, 5: 539-542).
Authors:
Laxman Dubey; Rabindra Timala; Ridhi Adhikari; Sanjib Sharma; Mani Gautam; Samir Gautam
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology journal     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1897-5593     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol J     Publication Date:  2012  
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Created Date:  2012-10-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101392712     Medline TA:  Cardiol J     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  539-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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