False aneurysm of the left ventricle following myocardial infarction: an unusual location.

A false aneurysm of the left ventricle that is in fact a contained rupture is rare. False aneurysms have been reported to be mostly at the posterior-basal and rarely at the apical segments of the left ventricle. Early surgical intervention is recommended because of the risk of rupture. This report describes the successful surgical management of two patients… CONTINUE READING