Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 165-167

Severe mitral regurgitation following partial rupture of papillary muscle: The role of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography


Department of Anesthesia, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

Correspondence Address:
Christos Chamos
Flat 41, Highlands Heath, Portsmouth Road, SW15 3TX, London
United Kingdom
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_7_22

Rights and Permissions

Papillary muscle rupture (PMR) is an uncommon mechanical complication of myocardial infarction which warrants timely diagnosis and urgent surgical intervention to maximize survival chances. Echocardiography is an essential diagnostic tool, whereas transesophageal echocardiography can provide accurate diagnosis and guide decision-making. We hereby present the case of a patient with partial PMR that presented for cardiac surgery in our institution, with the respective intraoperative echocardiographic findings.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed184    
    Printed0    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded17    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal