Chapter 19. Right Ventricular Myocardial Infarction

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. Robert V. Kelly and
  2. Mauricio G. Cohen

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch19

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

Kelly, R. V. and Cohen, M. G. (2007) Right Ventricular Myocardial Infarction, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • right ventricular myocardial infarction;
  • ECG changes;
  • echocardiographic findings;
  • myocardial infarction;
  • cardiac catheterization

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The effects of ischemia on the right ventricle

  • Clinical presentation, ECG changes, and echocardiographicfindings in RV infarction

  • Hemodynamics of RV infarction

  • Findings at cardiac catheterization

  • Diagnosis of RV infarction with hemodynamics

  • Management

  • References