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Ventricular septal rupture caused by myocardial bridging.
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PMID:  11603466     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 70-year-old woman was referred to us with postinfarction angina. During cardiac catheterization the only coronary abnormality found was myocardial bridging in the mid and distal parts of the left anterior descending coronary artery, despite a large ventricular septal rupture. The pulmonary-to-systemic flow ratio was 2.5:1. Her operation was successful.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2001 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-10-17     Completed Date:  2001-12-04     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1369-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / diagnosis,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Coronary Angiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Rupture, Post-Infarction / diagnosis,  surgery*
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / diagnosis,  surgery*
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis,  surgery*

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