Covered rupture of the free left ventricular wall or "only" thrombus in a true aneurysm?

Ulrike Müller*, Stefan Nitzsche, Ingo Eitel, Matthias Gutberlet, Gerhard Schuler, Holger Thiele

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Abstract

Complications after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) concerning the wall structure may be a true aneurysm, intramyocardial dissection, rupture of the free left ventricular wall covered by pericardium or formation of pseudoaneurysm. Differentiation between these complications of AMI may be difficult as shown by the following case report but is of paramount importance because of the different management.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Research in Cardiology
Volume97
Issue number11
Pages (from-to)843-845
Number of pages3
ISSN1861-0684
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11.2008

Research Areas and Centers

  • Centers: Cardiological Center Luebeck (UHZL)

DFG Research Classification Scheme

  • 205-12 Cardiology, Angiology

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