Traumatic Intramyocardial Left Ventricular Dissection: A Case Report

Jay R. Silverstein, Mark R. Tasset, Robert Dowling, Motaz M. Alshaher

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In this report, we present an unusual case of a patient who sustained and survived an intramyocardial dissecting hematoma with subacute ventricular rupture complicating a motor vehicle accident. In conclusion, we report on the diagnosis, management, and prior literature of this highly unusual and often lethal condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1529.e5-1529.e8
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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