Left ventricular free-wall rupture that occurred during a cardiopulmonary exercise test.


Although exercise testing has become a standard procedure before discharge for patients with acute coronary syndrome, a fatal accident during the test is extremely rare. A 60-year-old man was admitted for a non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. A coronary angiogram showed stenosis at the distal lesion of the circumflex, and a balloon angioplasty… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-222742


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