Title

Left ventricular apex rupture in STEMI

Department

Internal Medicine

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Clinical Case Reports

Abstract

The key clinical message is to know that mechanical complications of myocardial infarction are rare but fatal. A high index of suspicion facilitates diagnosis. The presence of acute heart failure should ring an alarm. Other red flags are cardiogenic shock, new murmur, or evidence of hypoperfusion.

DOI

doi: 10.1002/ccr3.4332

Publication Date

7-23-2021

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