TITLE

Disappearing False Aneurysm of the Ventricular Septum Without Rupture: A Complication of Acute Inferior Myocardial Infarction - A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Kanemoto, Nariaki; Hirose, Satoru; Goto, Yuichiro; Matsuyama, Seiya
PUB. DATE
March 1988
SOURCE
Angiology;Mar1988 Part 1, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p263
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An interseptal false aneurysm of the left ventricle due to the dissection of the septum in a patient with acute inferior myocardial infarction is described. The aneurysm was demonstrated as a cystic bulge of the left ventricular cavity into the inferoposterior interventricular septum with a small orifice from the left ventricle without any protrusion or rupture into the right ventricular cavity. Two-dimensional echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and dynamic computed tomography were the most useful and reliable noninvasive diagnostic modalities. Repeated examinations demonstrated a significant reduction of the aneurysm in six months.
ACCESSION #
16344819

 

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