[Surgical treatment for complete rupture of anterior papillary muscle after acute myocardial infarction].

@article{Moriyama1995SurgicalTF,
  title={[Surgical treatment for complete rupture of anterior papillary muscle after acute myocardial infarction].},
  author={Yukinori Moriyama and Hiroyuki Kawaji and Hitoshi Toyohira and Takehiro Yamashita and Akira Taira and Hideyuki Tanaka},
  journal={[Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai},
  year={1995},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={384-9}
}
A 64-year-old male patient with postinfarction complete anterior papillary muscle rupture and massive mitral regurgitation is presented. The diagnosis was suspected clinically and confirmed by transesophageal echocardiography. One week after the episode of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) the patient had a sudden onset of severe congestive heart failure… CONTINUE READING