Opening Pandora’s Box - Presumed ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction with Symptomatic Ventricular Tachycardia is Cured by Resection of a Huge Left Ventricular Aneurysm

Authors

  • Shaojie Chen Cardioangiologisches Centrum Bethanien (CCB), Frankfurt am Main, Medizinische Klinik III, Agaplesion Markus Krankenhaus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • K. R. Julian Chun Cardioangiologisches Centrum Bethanien (CCB), Frankfurt am Main, Medizinische Klinik III, Agaplesion Markus Krankenhaus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Thomas Walther Herz-, Thorax- und Thorakale Gefäßchirurgie am Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Tomas Holubec Herz-, Thorax- und Thorakale Gefäßchirurgie am Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Boris Schmidt Cardioangiologisches Centrum Bethanien (CCB), Frankfurt am Main, Medizinische Klinik III, Agaplesion Markus Krankenhaus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.2287

Abstract

A 76-year-old male patient with history of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and smoking was admitted to the emergency department with chest pain. The patient reported severe and sudden chest pain accompanied by cold sweating, dizziness, and palpitations.

References

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Toker ME, Onk OA, Alsalehi S, et al. 2013. Posterobasal left ventricular aneurysms: surgical treatment and long-term outcomes. Texas Hear Inst J 40:424–7.

Published

2019-04-16

How to Cite

Chen, S., Chun, K. R. J., Walther, T., Holubec, T., & Schmidt, B. (2019). Opening Pandora’s Box - Presumed ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction with Symptomatic Ventricular Tachycardia is Cured by Resection of a Huge Left Ventricular Aneurysm. The Heart Surgery Forum, 22(2), E170-E171. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.2287

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