Intraoperative TEE of the Month - September 2015

published 3 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Myocardial Rupture

This is doctor Julie Huff Meyer with our opening anesthesia intra operative T. E. E. case of the month for September 2015. Each month we feature inoperative case. Which teaches or emphasizes an important aspect of basic intro operative T. E.. Our patient this month is a man of the past medical history of an inferior wall myocardial infarction one month prior to this hospitalization. After his MRI he developed the pericardial effusion and his doctors were concerned for possible ventricular rupture. This was unable to be demonstrated on imaging and due to his human endemic stability he was treated non operative Lee and discharged home. He also has a past history of right coronary artery stents. Our patient was admitted with despair and was found to have severe acute mitral regurgitation concerning for papillary muscle rupture with the inferior wall and lie just one month prior. He developed deep decompensated ...

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