Septal dissection after inferior acute myocardial infarction

Eladio Sánchez, Manuela Cid Cumplido, Ibrahim S. Tarhini, Tomás Pineda, José F. González


Septal dissection and rupture are a possible cause of ventricular septal defect after acute myocardial infarction. This presentation reports the case of a 68 year-old man with inferior acute myocardial infarction, who was satisfactorily operated of a septal pseudoaneurysm diagnosed intraoperatively.


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