Death by patent foramen ovale in a soccer player

Pilgrim, Thomas; Meier, Bernhard; Khattab, Ahmed A. (2013). Death by patent foramen ovale in a soccer player. Journal of invasive cardiology, 25(3), pp. 162-164. HMP Communications

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A 34-year-old male patient was referred for primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock and was found to have embolic left coronary artery occlusion and subsegmental pulmonary artery emboli as a consequence of venous thrombosis to trauma to the thigh in the presence of a patent foramen ovale.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology

UniBE Contributor:

Pilgrim, Thomas; Meier, Bernhard and Khattab, Ahmed Aziz

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1042-3931

Publisher:

HMP Communications

Language:

English

Submitter:

Daria Vogelsang

Date Deposited:

19 Mar 2014 14:40

Last Modified:

12 Jan 2015 12:36

PubMed ID:

23468450

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.44976

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/44976

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