Assessment of Isolated Right Ventricular Myocardial Infarction by Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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A 47-year-old man with no history of cardiac disease was admitted because of chest pain 3 days earlier. At presentation, he was asymptomatic and hemodynamically stable. On physical examination, an elevated venous pressure was noted.
Measurement of cardiac enzymes (creatine kinase 1085 U/L [normal <174], creatine kinase-MB 66 U/L [normal <10], and lactic dehydrogenase 686 U/L [normal <225]) at the time of admission suggested subacute myocardial infarction. However, ECG including right precordial leads showed no …