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The case of cardiac rupture and the development of a false left ventricular aneurysm in a patient with myocardial infarction

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Natalia Gladkikh; Alexandr Yagoda; Ilona Znamenskaya;

The article presents the clinical observation of a rare complication of an acute myocardial infarction – a rupture of the left ventricle wall with the development of a false aneurysm in an 84-year-old patient who suffered some diseases that had a myocardial infarction, Bypass surgery for multiple coronary stenosis with severe structural and functional heart disease (calcification, combined aortic defect, relative valve failure, tiny fraction of left ventricular discharge, pulmonary hypertension). The cause of the recurrent heart attack that caused the rupture was the occlusion of one of the left coronary arteries. High diagnostic efficiency of EchoCG, contrast of MSCT and non-specific electrocardiographic pattern of complication was demonstrated.


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Keywords: myocardial infarction, cardiac rupture, false aneurysm

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