Ventricular Septal Defect Complicating ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarctions: A Call for Action.

@article{Singh2017VentricularSD,
  title={Ventricular Septal Defect Complicating ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarctions: A Call for Action.},
  author={Vikas Singh and Alex P Rodriguez and Parth Bhatt and Carlos E. Alfonso and Rahul Sakhuja and Igor F. Palacios and Ignacio Inglessis-Azuaje and Mauricio G Cohen and Sammy Elmariah and William W O'neill},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={130 7},
  pages={863.e1-863.e12}
}
BACKGROUND Ventricular septal defect is a lethal complication after an acute myocardial infarction, which has become infrequent with the advent of reperfusion strategies; however, it remains a major contributor to mortality. METHODS We identified patients using the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification procedure… CONTINUE READING