Journal of Heart and Cardiology
Successful conservative treatment of free wall rupture following acute myocardial infarction: the role of cardiac CT monitoring
Paolo Divis, Department of Medical and Biological Sciences Institute of Diagnostic Radiology,“ S. Maria della Misericordia” Academic Hospital, Udine, Italy,E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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KeywordsCardiac rupture; Cardiac CT; Conservative management
A 80 years old male with a cardiac blow-out type rupture of the inferior wall after acute myocardial infarction underwent successful conservative management guided by cardiac CT images and stable hemodynamic condition. In our case, cardiac CT provided adjunctive imaging data supporting the successful non-operative approach demonstrating the occlusion of the myocardial tear at 48 hour