Papillary muscle rupture following acute myocardial infarction: Anatomic, echocardiographic, and surgical insights.

@article{Harari2017PapillaryMR,
  title={Papillary muscle rupture following acute myocardial infarction: Anatomic, echocardiographic, and surgical insights.},
  author={Rafael Harari and Priya Bansal and Leonid Yatskar and David Rubinstein and Jeffrey J Silbiger},
  journal={Echocardiography},
  year={2017},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={
          1702-1707
        }
}
Papillary muscle (PM) rupture is a rare complication of acute myocardial infarction which carries an excessive mortality rate. Optimal outcomes require rapid diagnosis and prompt surgical referral, and in this regard, echocardiography plays a crucial role. Comprehensive echocardiographic examination of the patient with PM rupture consists of identification… CONTINUE READING