Idiopathic submitral left ventricular aneurysm: an unusual substrate for ventricular tachycardia in Caucasians
Kazemi, Babak; Arya, Arash; Haghjoo, Majid and Sadr-Ameli, Mohammad Ali (2005) Idiopathic submitral left ventricular aneurysm: an unusual substrate for ventricular tachycardia in Caucasians. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal, 5 (3). pp. 244-249. ISSN 0972-6292
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Annular submitral aneurysms have been rarely reported in Caucasians. They are typically diagnosed in non-white adults who present with severe mitral regurgitation, heart failure, systemic embolism, ventricular arrhythmias, and sudden cardiac death. In this article, we describe the case of a white woman, presenting with ventricular tachycardia, who had a large submitral left ventricular aneurysm diagnosed incidentally during coronary angiography.
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