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Combined aortic valve replacement and left ventricular aneurysm plication in systemic lupus erythematosus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8665018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The case of a 37-year-old female patient is reported with systemic lupus erythematosus and severe renal function impairment, and associated aortic insufficiency, obstructive coronary disease and aneurysm of the left ventricular inferior free wall. Renal failure, hematologic disorder and the need for high-dose steroid therapy to control the autoimmune disease were considered the main surgical risks. Surgery included aortic valve replacement and plication of the ventricular aneurysm. The postoperative course was free of any major complications related to surgery or SLE disease.
Authors:
M Giambuzzi; V Dottori; G De Gaetano; E Parodi; M Maccario
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of heart valve disease     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0966-8519     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Heart Valve Dis.     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-07     Completed Date:  1996-08-07     Revised Date:  2006-05-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312096     Medline TA:  J Heart Valve Dis     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Heart Surgery, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Valve / surgery
Female
Heart Aneurysm / complications*,  surgery*
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Humans
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*
Treatment Outcome

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