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A 70-year-old man presented with prolonged cardiac chest pain and was awaiting coronary artery bypass surgery following angiography showing extensive multivessel disease. Following further chest pain, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging showed extensive, contained, ventricular rupture, which was managed aggressively with combined bypass surgery and rupture repair.


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J Invasive Cardiol

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Aged, Cardiac Surgical Procedures, Chest Pain, Combined Modality Therapy, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Artery Bypass, Coronary Stenosis, Echocardiography, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine, Male, Myocardial Infarction, Treatment Outcome, Ventricular Septal Rupture