Bernheim effect

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  • Right ventricular failure occurring due to the mechanical obstruction caused by the bulging of the ventricular septum into the right ventricle
  • First described by Bernheim in 1910
  • Can occur due to
    • hypertrophy of the ventricular septum (as in aortic stenosis)
    • septal aneurysm (following infarction)

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