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Hybrid Trans-apical Device Closure of Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Under Trans-oesophageal Echocardiographic Guidance.
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PMID:  22542515     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Left ventricular pseudo aneurysm (LVPA) results from contained left ventricular free wall rupture following either myocardial infarction or cardiac surgery. Untreated LVPA carries approximately 30-45% risk of rupture in the first year. Conventional treatment for LVPA is surgery which carries a mortality of about 20%. Interventional closure of LVPA has been reported from trans-arterial and trans-apical routes. Here we report successful hybrid closure of a LVPA under trans-oesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) guidance.
Authors:
Vijayakumar Subban; Vallikapathalil Mathew Kurian; Mullasari Sankardas Ajit; Ragavannair Suresh Kumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardio-Vascular Diseases, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, India.
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