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Mechanical complications of Myocardial Infarction

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

Mechanical complications after an acute infarction have dramatically decreased in the reperfusion era but still remain dreadful and lethal complications. Awareness, quick diagnosis and a multidisciplinary approach are essential.

This topic provides up-to-date interactive courses aiming to help the learner improve the diagnosis and management of these patients. This content offers the learner a focused and interactive educational experience based on the ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015 / Chapter: Mechanical Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction - by JL Lopez Sendon and  E Lopez Sendon. 

What’s inside?

3 courses on:

  • Introduction to the Mechanical Complications of Myocardial Infarction
  • Mechanical complications of myocardial infarction: heart rupture and ventricular septal rupture
  • Mitral Regurgitation, Ventricular Aneurysms, and Intraventricular Thrombi

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

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Course Co-ordinator

  • Dr Susanna Price
  • Dr Sofie Gevaert

Course Contributors

  • Prof R Tio
  • Prof J Barrabes
  • Prof IL Nunez-Gil
  • Dr M Dooley
  • Dr K Domingues
  • Dr E Ahmadnia (editor)