Cardiac rupture during coronary angioplasty

M. Geist, D. Gilon, M. S. Gotsman, Y. Hasin

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Abstract

Cardiac rupture is a catastrophic complication of acute myocardial infarction. We describe a patient with acute myocardial infarction who received thrombolytic therapy and then developed cardiac rupture and tamponade during rescue angioplasty.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1002-1003
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume14
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1993
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Angioplasty
  • Coronary rupture
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Thrombolysis

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