Idiopathic Left Atrial Appendage Rupture

Tadahisa Sugiura, Kiyotaka Imoto, Keiji Uchida, Hiromasa Yanagi

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Cardiac rupture is mainly caused by myocardial infarction or blunt chest trauma. We present a case of idiopathic left atrial appendage rupture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)156-157
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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