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Rupture of the ventricular septum from myocardial infarction
  1. T. Partington1,
  2. Jane Somerville,
  3. T. Holmes Sellors,
  4. L. Resnekov
  1. Institute of Cardiology and Kettering General Hospital

    Haemodynamic response to surgical treatment


    A patient aged 59 had a coronary thrombosis complicated by a ruptured ventricular septum. This was successfully repaired surgically about three months after the infarct, and some indications and problems connected with this procedure are discussed.

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    • 1 Senior Physician, Kettering General Hospital.