Human heart aneurysm: biochemical and morphological characteristics.

  title={Human heart aneurysm: biochemical and morphological characteristics.},
  author={F K{\"o}bel and V. Dorazilov{\'a} and L K{\"u}mmel},
  journal={Recent advances in studies on cardiac structure and metabolism},
The microscopic structure of left ventricular wall aneurysms and akinetic zones differs markedly. In samples obtained from akinetic zones, dystrophic changes and marked hypertrophy of muscle cells were observed with dispersed myofibrosis. In 1 case of left ventricular wall aneurysm, a pronounced nonspecific inflammatory reaction in the subepicardial layer… CONTINUE READING