Ruptured Papillary Muscle
Report of a Case with Successful Mitral Valve Replacement
W. GERALD AUSTEN, CHARLES A. SANDERS, JAMES H. AVERILL, ALLAN L. FRIEDLICH
Circulation. 1965;32:597-601Originally published October 1, 1965
W. GERALD AUSTEN
CHARLES A. SANDERS
JAMES H. AVERILL
ALLAN L. FRIEDLICH
A case of severe mitral regurgitation secondary to myocardial infarction and rupture of the anterior papillary muscle is presented. Mitral valve replacement resulted in striking improvement.
- © 1965 American Heart Association, Inc.