A 56-year-old man died suddenly at Yale-New Haven Hospital six weeks after experiencing a myocardial infarct and subsequent left ventricle aneurysm formation. Clinical course, treatment, radiologic data, and pathologic findings are examined. Differential diagnosis for this patient's sudden demise include cardiac rupture with cardiac tamponade, extension of the myocardial infarct, and massive pulmonary embolus, among others.
|Number of pages
|Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine
|Published - 1988
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology