Cardiovascular Pathology - Case 7 - Part 5

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At autopsy there was marked subendocardial hemorrhage and mottled areas of infarction of the left ventricle and septum.

Heart with RVAD
Anterior surface of heart
Posterior surface of heart
Mitral valve and left ventricle
Right atrium and ventricle
Pump valves for RVAD
Kidneys and aorta:
Subendocardial hemorrhage
Left ventricle, extravasation of red cells
Left ventricle, loss of nuclei in myocytes
Contraction bands
Contraction bands

1. What are the attachments of the RVAD and the coronary grafts?

2. What are the microscopic findings in the heart?

3. What is the cause of death?