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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 6

An echo-dense cap in the pericardial space after acute myocardial infarction: A case report


1 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Rasoul General Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran

Correspondence Address:
Mohsen Madani
Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
IR Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.5812/acvi.26728

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Acute myocardial infarction can culminate in sudden cardiac death due to cardiogenic shock and ventricular fibrillation, and also rarely due to cardiac rupture. We present a case of post-infarction myocardial rupture after thrombolytic therapy diagnosed with transthoracic echocardiography and treated with direct closure and coronary artery bypass grafting.


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