Postmyocardial infarction ventricular septal perforation complicated by bacterial endocarditis

William H. Bernstein, Morton J. Robinson, Bernhard Baer, Lawrence Sanford Cohen, Philip Samet

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Bacterial endocarditis was observed in a 77 year old white woman with acute myocardial infarction complicated by rupture of the interventricular septum. Margins of the septal perforation as well as the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve were involved. The association of these lesions has not previously been reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)432-435
Number of pages4
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1969


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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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