A myocardial rupture that occurred during anesthesia induction for infarctectomy was successfully repaired, and the patient is well and free of symptoms 10 1/2 months later.
(JAMA 238:2715-2716, 1977)
Anagnostopoulos E, Beutler S, Levett JM, Lawrence JM, Lin C, Replogle RL. Myocardial Rupture: Major Left Ventricular Infarct Rupture Treated by Infarctectomy. JAMA. 1977;238(25):2715–2716. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03280260045015
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