DENNISON YOUNG; JOHN B. SCHWEDEL
Although ventricular aneurysm may be compatible with good health and even with strenuous physical activity over a short period of time, it is most unusual that an individual with a progressively enlarging aneurysm of the left ventricle is able to continue his daily activity and maintain himself as a useful, productive member of society for a period of 10 years before succumbing to his underlying cardiac disease. The following case is reported because of the degree of well-being achieved over this number of years during which time the patient was closely followed clinically, radiographically and electrocardiographically.
YOUNG D, SCHWEDEL JB. LONGEVITY IN VENTRICULAR ANEURYSM; REPORT OF A CASE FOLLOWED OVER A TEN YEAR PERIOD1. Ann Intern Med. ;21:141–149. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-1-141
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(1):141-149.
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