Rupture of a Papillary Muscle of the Tricuspid Valve Following Acute Myocardial Infarction Report of a Case
SHLOMO EISENBERG, JOE SUYEMOTO
Circulation. 1964;30:588-591Originally published October 1, 1964
A case of rupture of a tricuspid papillary muscle due to myocardial infarction, apparently the first to be reported in the English literature, is presented. Anatomic, physiologic, and pathologic reasons for the rarity of such a rupture are advanced.
- © 1964 American Heart Association, Inc.