Technologies of diagnosis and treatment

Echocardiography diagnosis of myocardial infarction complications

N.D. Oryshchyn

Danylo Galyckyi Lviv National Medical University, Ukraine

Diagnosis and management of myocardial infarction complications are discussed in this article. These complications  are associated with high level of mortality and surgery is a main treatment method. High level of suspicion and  early diagnosis are essential for appropriate treatment and improvement of prognosis. Echocardiography is a main  diagnostic method. Analysis of literature about contemporary management of mechanical complications of myocardial  infarction has been performed, case reports are presented.

Key words: myocardial infarction, septal rupture, myocardial rupture, papillary muscle rupture, echocardiography.


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