Posteromedial papillary muscle rupture due to squeezing of the left anterior descending coronary artery

Kaoru Hattori*, Kozo Fukui, Nobuaki Suzuki, Kazuo Ito

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

An unusual case of posteromedial papillary muscle (PPM) rupture due to isolated left anterior descending (LAD) artery ischaemia, associated with severe myocardial bridge contraction, is presented. The unusual blood supply to the PPM was associated with its apical origin and apex-forming LAD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)636-638
Number of pages3
JournalInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Volume24
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cardiac ischaemia
  • Mitral regurgitation
  • Myocardial bridge

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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