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Combined surgery for ischemic cardiomyopathy: report of a case.
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PMID:  18639780     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 65-year-old female with catecholamine-dependent ischemic cardiomyopathy was admitted to our hospital. Preoperative examination revealed severe triple vessel coronary artery disease, severe mitral valve regurgitation and left ventricular (LV) dilatation associated with low ejection fraction. Coronary artery bypass grafting with four distal anastomoses, mitral valve plasty using original papillary muscle application method, LV volume reduction using overlapping method and biventricular pacing were performed. Postoperative course was uneventful and quality of life at 2 years after surgery was good. Active combined surgery has the possibility of improving the outcome of patients with severe ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Authors:
Susumu Ishikawa; Keisuke Ueda; Akio Kawasaki; Kazuo Neya; Keiko Abe; Haruo Suzuki; Hiroyuki Shirato; Eriko Yamazaki; Yoshiko Aoyagi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-04-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiology     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1876-4738     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804703     Medline TA:  J Cardiol     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Cardiovascular Division, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2-11-1 Kaga, Itabashi, Tokyo 173-8605, Japan. ishikawa@med.teikyo-u.ac.jp
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