Two dimensional echocardiographic diagnosis of partial papillary muscle rupture

R. A. Nishimura, C. Shub, A. J. Tajik

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Abstract

Two dimensional echocardiography showed partial rupture of the trunk of the posteromedial papillary muscle after acute inferior myocardial infarction. The findings in this case suggest that partial rupture may be a harbinger of complete rupture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)598-600
Number of pages3
JournalBritish heart journal
Volume48
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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