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May 1975

Ballooning Posterior Leaflet Syndrome: Syncope and Sudden Death

Arch Intern Med. 1975;135(5):664-667. doi:10.1001/archinte.1975.00330050038005

Two of four patients with ballooning posterior leaflet syndrome died suddenly and the remaining two developed a near-fatal arrhythmia. These four patients demonstrate the potentially fatal nature of the ballooning posterior leaflet syndrome.

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