Ventricular Septal Rupture Complicating Silent Myocardial Infarction

Amr Telmesani, Qasim Al Abri, Mohammed Chamsi-Pasha

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A 55-year-old gentleman presented to the emergency department with shortness of breath for the past 3 days. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging assessed intracardiac shunting and a mechanism of ventricular septal rupture (VSR), showing significant left-to-right shunting and Qp:Qs of 4:1. There was transmural myocardial infarction as well as an aneurysm at the diaphragmatic inferior wall of the left ventricle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-80
Number of pages4
JournalMethodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2022


  • intracardiac shunting
  • myocardial infarction
  • ventricular septal rupture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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