A case of mitral papillary muscle rupture due to blunt chest trauma


Bakiler A. R. , Aydogdu S. A. , Erisen S., Yenigun A., Atay Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.53, ss.97-99, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 53 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.97-99

Özet

Mitral regurgitation due to papillary muscle rupture after blunt chest trauma is uncommon. Sudden onset severe mitral regurgitation may lead to death due to heart failure if surgical repair is delayed.