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Ventricular septal rupture and right ventricular intramyocardial dissection secondary to acute inferior myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  20638355     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 61-year-old female patient presented with sub acute myocardial infarction with an occluded right coronary artery on invasive evaluation and a ventricular septal rupture on echocardiogram. Cardiac computed tomography (CT) was performed to better define the septal anatomy. As the anatomy on cardiac CT was considered unfavorable for percutaneous intervention, the patient underwent successful surgical repair.
Authors:
Márcio Sommer Bittencourt; Martin Seltmann; Gerd Muschiol; Stephan Achenbach
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1876-861X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr     Publication Date:    2010 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101308347     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  342-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Crown Copyright © 2010. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Internal Medicine Division, University Hospital, University of São Paulo Medical School, Av Lineu Prestes 2565, Butantã, CEP 05508-000, São Paulo, Brazil.
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