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Left ventricular pseudo-aneurysm complicating a ruptured isolated congenital diverticulum
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  • Liang Fang,
  • Chao Xue,
  • Ying Zhao,
  • Zhaoying Wen,
  • Michael Henein
Liang Fang
Chengde Medical College Affiliated Hospital
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Ying Zhao
Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University
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Zhaoying Wen
Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medicical University
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Michael Henein
Umea University
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Peer review status:ACCEPTED

09 Apr 2020Submitted to Echocardiography
09 Apr 2020Assigned to Editor
09 Apr 2020Submission Checks Completed
16 Apr 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
20 Apr 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
22 Apr 2020Editorial Decision: Accept

Abstract

We report a case of 41-year-old woman who presented with chest tightness and shortness of breath. Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) showed left ventricular (LV) pseudo-aneurysm of the inferior wall with preserved LV systolic function. Coronary angiogram was normal. Surgical repair of the pseudo-aneurysm with a pericardial patch was performed, and pathological results confirmed rupture of an isolated congenital LV diverticulum.as the most likely etiology.