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JCU 2002 ;10(2) :60-64.
A Huge Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm after Acute Inferior Myocardial Infarction
Seung Hyun Lee, Myung Ho Jeong, Young Joon Hong, Ok Young Park, Woo Suk Park, Joo Han Kim, Weon Kim, Jay Young Rhew, Sang Chun Lim, Myung Ja Choi, Young Keun Ahn, Jong Chun Park, Jeong Gwan Cho, Jung Chaee Kang
The Heart Center, Chonnam National University Hospital, The Research Institute of Medical Sciences of Chonnam National University, Gwang Ju, Korea
Corresponding Author: Myung Ho Jeong ,
ABSTRACT
A left ventricular pseudoaneurysm develops as one of serious complications patients after myocardial infarction. A pseudoaneurysm has a relatively high risk of rupture and requires urgent surgical repair. Hereby we report a case of 59-year-old man presented with a huge, 7×5 cm sized left ventricular pseudoaneurysm after acute inferior myocardial infarction. The huge aneurysm was diagnosed by echocardiography and managed successfully by aneurysmectomy and endoaneurysmorrhaphy.
Keywords: Myocardial Infarction, Complications, Pseudoaneurysm
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