Archives of Cardiovascular Imaging

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


Azin Alizadehasl1, Mazyar Gholampour1, Mohsen Madani1, Mohammad Mehdi Peighambari1, Mahbubeh Pazouki2, Ali Kazem Mousavi1 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Alizadehasl A, Gholampour M, Madani M, Peighambari MM, Pazouki M, Mousavi AK. An echo-dense cap in the pericardial space after acute myocardial infarction: A case report.Arch Cardiovasc Imaging 2015;3:6-6


How to cite this URL:
Alizadehasl A, Gholampour M, Madani M, Peighambari MM, Pazouki M, Mousavi AK. An echo-dense cap in the pericardial space after acute myocardial infarction: A case report. Arch Cardiovasc Imaging [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Feb 25 ];3:6-6
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