Transient mid-ventricular obstruction in left ventricle induced by acute pulmonary thromboembolism

  • Manabu NittaEmail author
  • Teruyasu Sugano
  • Atsuichiro Shigenaga
  • Hikari Noda
  • Daisuke Machida
  • Makoto Mo
  • Munetaka Masuda
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Conflict of interest

Manabu Nitta, Teruyasu Sugano, Atsuichiro Shigenaga, Hikari Noda, Daisuke Machida, Makoto Mo, and Munetaka Masuda declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Human rights statements and informed consent

All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later revisions. Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medical Science and Cardiorenal MedicineYokohama City University Graduate School of MedicineYokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Division of Cardiovascular SurgeryYokohama City University Graduate School of MedicineYokohamaJapan
  3. 3.Division of Cardiovascular SurgeryYokohama Minami Kyosai HospitalYokohamaJapan

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