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Congenital foramen of the left pericardium masquerading as left ventricular aneurysm
  1. T BinEsmael,
  2. H Luckraz,
  3. A Azzu
  1. heymanluckraz@aol.com

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A 69 year old woman was referred for coronary artery bypass surgery following coronary angiography which revealed triple vessel disease. Left ventriculogram was reported as “left ventricular aneurysm” (panel A). However, on close observation of the cine ventriculogram, the “aneurysm” could be seen to contract during systole.

A revised diagnosis of congenital foramen of the left …

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