Subepicardial left ventricular aneurysm with ventricular septum perforation

  • Megumi ShimadaEmail author
  • Makoto Akaishi
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Conflict of interest

Megumi Shimada and Makoto Akaishi declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Human rights statements

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

Informed consent to be included in the study was obtained from the patient’s son.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General Internal MedicineTokai University Oiso HospitalKanagawaJapan
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyTokai University Tokyo HospitalTokyoJapan

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