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Figure 1 | Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Figure 1

From: Giant lateral left ventricular wall aneurysm sparing the submitral apparatus

Figure 1

Preoperative chest X-ray, showing cardiomegaly suspicious of true left ventricular aneurysm complicating myocardial infarction. Frontal view. Abnormal evagination of left cardiac border is typical for an aneurysm involving the anterolateral and/or apical segment of the left ventricle. The aneurysm bulges out and stretches to the thoracic wall. There is associated pulmonary congestion due to heart failure.

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