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Ventricular aneurysm: false or True? An important distinction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6445718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of ventricular false aneurysm withe the typical clinical, radiological, electrocardiographic, and angiographic features of this entity is presented. The distinction between false ventricular aneurysm and true aneurysm is discussed. This distinction is important because of the propensity of false aneurysms to rupture. An early diastolic murmur was present prior to, but not after, resection of the aneurysmal sac. A theory as to the origin of this murmur is offered.
I D Malcolm; D H Fitchett; D Stewart; D Marpole; J Symes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1980 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-07-12     Completed Date:  1980-07-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  474-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiomegaly / etiology,  radiography
Heart Aneurysm / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Heart Catheterization
Heart Ventricles / surgery*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / complications

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