TITLE

INFERIOR LEFT VENTRICULAR ANEURYSM: A CASE REPORT

AUTHOR(S)
Chelvapilla Gunupati, V.; Prasad, B. N.
PUB. DATE
January 1982
SOURCE
Angiology;Jan1982, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a case study of a 64-year-old white male with inferior left ventricular aneurysm. Aneurysms involving the inferior wall of the left ventricle are relatively rare, and the combination of severe mitral insufficiency as well as inferior wall myocardial infarction usually has a very poor prognosis. A unique aspect of the case described here is the development of a large ventricular aneurysm with severe mitral insufficiency following a single coronary artery disease of the right coronary, with an essentially normal left coronary system.
ACCESSION #
16372227

 

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