BACKGROUND: A 70-year-old man was admitted to the emergency department for an acute anterior STEMI six weeks after a previous inferior myocardial infarction.
INVESTIGATION: Coronary angiography, transthoracic echocardiography, cardiac computed tomography.
DIAGNOSIS: Acute anterior myocardial infarction+posterior myocardial wall rupture.
MANAGEMENT: Minimal PCI, thrombectomy, cardiac surgery.
KEYWORDS: acute myocardial infarction, myocardial rupture, thrombectomy, ventricular false aneurysm
PRESENTATION OF THE CASE
A 70-year-old man was referred to the emergency department for acute chest pain. His previous medical history included a recent inferior STEMI, which was treated six weeks before in a different ...
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