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Giant Left Ventricular Apical Pseudoaneurysm

Krishna P Gourav, Javid Raja, Sunder L Negi, Revanth Reddy

Keywords : Giant apical pseudoaneurysm, Pseudoaneurysm, Transthoracic echocardiography

Citation Information : Gourav KP, Raja J, Negi SL, Reddy R. Giant Left Ventricular Apical Pseudoaneurysm. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2020; 8 (1):21-22.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10034-1114

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 19-05-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Massive myocardial infarction can lead to left ventricular free wall rupture (LVFWR). Sometimes it can be contained by a pericardium leading to the formation of the pseudoaneurysm. In view of the high tendency to expand and rupture an urgent surgery is indicated. We experienced a rare case of giant left ventricular apical pseudoaneurysm which was successfully managed with surgical intervention.

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