Myocardial Infarction with Ruptured Left Ventricle

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KY Kwok, KS Tse, SSM Lo, TK Tsang, AMW Wai, HS Fung, SCH Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:74-6

Myocardial rupture is one of the major complications of myocardial infarction. This report is of a patient with myocardial rupture complicating myocardial infarction. As well as reviewing the clinical details of myocardial rupture, the ability of contrast computed tomography scan to diagnose acute myocardial infarction is discussed.