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Idiopathic Submitral Left Ventricular Aneurysm: an Unusual Substrate for Ventricular Tachycardia in Caucasians

Babak, Kazemi and Arash, Arya and Majid, Haghjoo and Mohammad Ali, Sadr-Ameli (2005) Idiopathic Submitral Left Ventricular Aneurysm: an Unusual Substrate for Ventricular Tachycardia in Caucasians. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

Annular submitral aneurysms have been rarely reported in Caucasians. They are typically diagnosed in non-white adults who present with severe mitral regurgitation, heart failure, systemic embolism, ventricular arrhythmias, and sudden cardiac death. In this article, we describe the case of a white woman, presenting with ventricular tachycardia, who had a large submitral left ventricular aneurysm diagnosed incidentally during coronary angiography.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:submitral aneurysm; ventricular tachycardia
Subjects:JOURNALS > Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
ID Code:4454
Deposited By:Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology, Journal
Deposited On:13 Jul 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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