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A rare clinical entity: ventricular septal rupture with right ventricular wall dissection after inferior myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19017324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Right ventricular wall dissection following ventricular septal rupture related to inferior myocardial infarction has been reported in a few cases. In most of the cases, right ventricular wall dissection was diagnosed in postmortem studies. Herein, we present a 68-year-old man who had a ventricular septal rupture with right ventricular wall dissection after inferior myocardial infarction. Early recognition of this complication with bedside transthoracic echocardiography and prompt surgical repair are key to achieving survival in these patients.
Hasan Ari; Osman Tiryakioglu; Selma Ari; Tahsin Bozat; Vedat Koca
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-11-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-11     Completed Date:  2009-05-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  211-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Bursa Postgraduate Hospital, Bursa, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure
Chest Pain / etiology
Fatal Outcome
Heart Ventricles / surgery,  ultrasonography*
Myocardial Infarction / complications*
Postoperative Hemorrhage
Rare Diseases
Ventricular Septal Rupture / diagnosis*,  etiology,  surgery
Ventricular Septum / surgery,  ultrasonography

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