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Unusual Left Ventricular Mass detected after Myocardial Infarction-A Case Report

Author(s): Ranjith B Karthekeyan | Mahesh Vakamudi | Jayavelan Ramkumar | Richard Saldanha | Rajeshkumar Kadalli | Ravikumar Gandham

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 12;
Issue: 14;
Start page: 1234;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Left Ventricular Mass | Myocardial Infarction | CABG

Any major cardiac mass, by virtue of their anatomic location, is capable of producing a myriad of cardiac, embolic and systemic symptoms, sometimes with fatal consequences. We report a case of 37 year old patient with anterior wall MI with EF of 40%, and a large linear mass attached to apex in the left ventricular cavity. Coronary artery bypass grafting with left ventricular mass excision was done.
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