Postinfarction ventricular septal defect associated with long term steroid therapy

F. Coakley, J. Fennell, P. Crean

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Abstract

Two cases of postinfarction ventricular septal rupture in patients on long term steroid therapy are presented and the favourable outcome in both cases described. A possible association between steroid therapy and subsequent postinfarction septal rupture is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)58-60
Number of pages3
JournalIrish Medical Journal
Volume90
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1997

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  • Medicine(all)

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