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A 42 year old man with acute chest pain: case outcome

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 22 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1133
  1. G Sodeck, registrar1,
  2. B Partik, consultant2,
  3. H Domanovits, consultant1 (
  1. 1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Vienna General Hospital, Währinger Gürtel 18-20, A-1093 Vienna, Austria,
  2. 2 Department of Radiology, Vienna General Hospital
  1. Correspondence to: H Domanovits

    Three weeks ago (26 April, p 920), we presented the case of Peter Hartl, a 42 year old man who presented to his local emergency department with severe retrosternal chest pain. Initial investigation ruled out myocardial ischaemia (3 May, p 974). He had spiral computed tomography to exclude a pulmonary embolus because of his persistent dyspnoea and suggestive findings on echocardiography and chest radiography. To …

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