Pseudoaneurysm of the Left Ventricle: Diagnosis by Gated Radioisotope Imaging

Mendelsohn, Steven
November 1984
Angiology;Nov1984, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p740
Academic Journal
Because pseudoaneurysms of the left ventricle, although rare, can rupture, their differentiation from true aneurysm is desirable. A case is described in which a pseudoaneurysm was diagnosed noninvasively by means of a gated radioisotope ventriculogram. The diagnosis was made by noting a narrow neck leading to a large chamber. The pseudoaneurysm was successfully excised at surgery.


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