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A severe complication after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (Part 1).
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PMID:  21873940     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report the case of a 70-year-old woman with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction of the anterior wall, complicated by ventricular septal rupture (two septal defects - VSDs) with symptoms of cardiogenic shock. After 6 weeks of conservative treatment with inotropes and intra-aortic balloon support, the patient underwent surgical repair of VSDs with good clinical outcome.<br /> key words: ST-elevation myocardial infarction • myocardial injury markers • anticoagulant treatment • acute heart failure<br />
Małgorzata Stępień-Wojno; Anna Konopka; Miłosz Marona; Lidia Greszata; Wojciech Dyk; Janina Stępińska
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1643-3750     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. Sci. Monit.     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9609063     Medline TA:  Med Sci Monit     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  CQ7-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Intensive Cardiac Therapy Clinic, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland.
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