ELWYN EVANS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Wilson et al.1 in their important paper, "The Precordial Electrocardiogram," described a case with persistent RS-T segment displacement and mentioned that in three cases of this sort, one seen by Langendorf, a ventricular aneurysm was present. On the basis of these observations, a tentative diagnosis of an aneurysm of the ventricle was made in a patient showing striking persistent RS-T segment displacement following typical acute posterior myocardial infarction. This diagnosis was later substantiated at autopsy.
A 50 year old white male was first seen in consultation on May 26, 1947, at which time he gave a history of
ELWYN EVANS. VENTRICULAR ANEURYSM A CAUSE OF PERSISTENT RS-T SEGMENT DISPLACEMENT(VENTRICULAR ANEURYSM A CAUSE OF PERSISTENT RS-T SEGMENT DISPLACEMENT*). Ann Intern Med. 1951;34:1048–1055. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-4-1048
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(4):1048-1055.
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