Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Found by CT Scan
Hitoshi Hirose*, Iwao Matsunaga, Michael D Strong III
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2008
First Page: 26
Last Page: 27
Publisher Id: TOCMJ-2-26
Article History:Received Date: 6/3/2008
Revision Received Date: 24/3/2008
Acceptance Date: 25/3/2008
Electronic publication date: 7/4/2008
Collection year: 2008
open-access license: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/), which permits unrestrictive use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
A 62-year-old male with a previous coronary artery bypass grafting underwent CT scan for evaluation of left epigastric pain. Findings showed a large left ventricular pseudoaneurysm, which was subsequently confirmed by left ventriculogram. The pseudoaneurysm was successfully repaired surgically.