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Rare Silent Ischemic Ventricular Septal Aneurysm and Rupture: A Multimodality Diagnostic Approach
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  • Hong Loan Nguyen,
  • Nicolas Palaskas,
  • Nasser Lakkis,
  • Rashed Tabbaa
Hong Loan Nguyen
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Nicolas Palaskas
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
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Nasser Lakkis
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Rashed Tabbaa
Baylor College of Medicine
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Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

18 Apr 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
23 Apr 2020Assigned to Editor
23 Apr 2020Submission Checks Completed
01 May 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
06 May 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending

Abstract

Mechanical complications of myocardial infarction are rare but have elevated short- and long-term mortality rates. The authors present a rare case of an inferobasal left ventricular aneurysm and rupture after a silent inferior infarction. A multimodality approach is important in the diagnosis and management.