Emmert, M Y; Weber, B; Theusinger, O M; Hoerstrup, S P; Falk, V; Grünenfelder, J; Plass, A (2011). Delayed two-step free wall rupture of the right and left ventricular wall after myocardial infarction. Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon, 59(4):248-250.
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We present a 68-year-old female who suffered extensive complications after severe myocardial infarction (MI) in the circumflex (CX) territory. At 24 hours after the initial event, the patient presented with a covered right ventricular free wall rupture (FWR) which was followed by a rupture of the left posterior wall ten days later. We report here on a rare case of delayed two-step biventricular FWR after severe MI in the CX territory.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, further contribution|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery|
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Division of Surgical Research
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Institute of Anesthesiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Medical Research
|DDC:||570 Life sciences; biology|
610 Medicine & health
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Case report|
|Deposited On:||11 Nov 2011 13:46|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 15:01|
|WoS Citation Count:||0|
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