rupture

(redirected from Myocardial rupture)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

rupture,

in medicine: see herniahernia,
protrusion of an internal organ or part of an organ through the wall of a body cavity. The hernia is enclosed by a sac formed by the lining of the cavity. It results from a weakness or rupture in the wall, usually where there is already a natural weakness.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

rupture

[′rəp·chər]
(geology)
(medicine)

rupture

Pathol
a. the breaking or tearing of a bodily structure or part
b. another word for hernia
References in periodicals archive ?
Only a few subgroups had good agreement between the death certificate and the autopsy, eg, myocardial rupture and pulmonary embolism (Table 1).
There was no increase in infection, sepsis, or myocardial rupture.
With effective control of secondary arrhythmias, cardiogenic shock and myocardial rupture are the most frequent causes of in-hospital deaths in patients who present with acute MI, out of which cardiac rupture contributes to one third of the deaths.