Ventricular pseudoaneurysm associated with severe mitral regurgitation

@article{Mallidi2006VentricularPA,
  title={Ventricular pseudoaneurysm associated with severe mitral regurgitation},
  author={Hari R. Mallidi and David A. Latter},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={283-287}
}
Background A 77-year-old man presented with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and cardiogenic shock. In the coronary care unit, the patient was initially stabilized by diuresis and afterload reduction. Six months previously he had experienced an episode of severe dyspnea, orthopnea and chest heaviness.Investigations Echocardiography and coronary angiography.Diagnosis Ventricular pseudoaneurysm associated with mitral regurgitation after myocardial… CONTINUE READING
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