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CASE REPORT
One aneurysm and two pseudoaneurysms, same patient

Abstract

Ventricular pseudoaneurysms are rare pathological entities that mainly arise in the context of myocardial infarction or post-cardiac surgery. The clinical presentation is usually non-specific, and at times patients are asymptomatic. Mortality is high even with timely surgical intervention.

The authors present a case of postoperative recurrence of a left ventricular pseudoaneurysm superimposed on an ischaemic true aneurysm.

  • cardiovascular medicine
  • ischaemic heart disease
  • radiology (diagnostics)
  • cardiothoracic surgery
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