Author | Yang Wang, MD


Inferior Myocardial Infarction With Right Ventricular Involvement

September 08, 2010

Right Ventricular involvement in acute inferior MI is an independent predictor of major complications and in-hospital death, as this case demonstrates. While in-hospital prognosis after left ventricular infarction is directly related to the postinfarct LV ejection fraction, involvement of the right ventricle drastically alters that linear relationship.