Cardiac rupture during stress echocardiography

Syed Najaf Nadeem, Khurshid Hassan, Khawar Abbas Kazmi, Hasanat M. Sharif, Blair O'Neill

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A-case of acute cardiac rupture during dobutamine stress echocardiography testing that was performed on the sixth day after admission for an acute inferoposterior myocardial infarction is reported. Following successful surgical repair, the postoperative course was complicated by severe mitral regurgitation secondary to papillary muscle rupture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1217-1219
Number of pages3
JournalCanadian Journal of Cardiology
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005


  • Dobutamine
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart rupture
  • Myocardial infarction complications
  • Postinfarction surgery


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