Document Detail


Isolated ventricular septal rupture secondary to blunt trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20716555     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A ventricular septal rupture (VSR) is a rare complication of blunt chest trauma. We describe the case of a 25-year-old man who developed a VSR as a result of a high-speed road accident. The rupture was closed by left ventricular remodeling and replacement of the diseased myocardium with a Dacron patch. The patch sutures were reinforced with glue. Redo surgery was necessary at nine months due to patch detachment and embolization of the glue in the right lower lobe. The patient is asymptomatic, at 13-month follow-up.
Authors:
Marilyne Hamdan-Challe; Matthieu Godin; François Bouchart; Fabien Doguet
Related Documents :
20884175 - Cavity volume of ruptured plaque is an independent predictor for angiographic no-reflow...
8879945 - Pathophysiology and initial management of the acute coronary syndromes.
6239045 - Successful surgical repair of left ventricular rupture after acute myocardial infarction.
17670045 - Severe heart laceration in penetrating chest trauma: thoracoscopy as a key to diagnosis.
16269645 - Apparent diffusion coefficient thresholds do not predict the response to acute stroke t...
17612685 - Coronary flow reserve in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: relation with microvascular dysfu...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  667-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Rouen University Hospital and University of Rouen, France.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Oral antibiotic prescribing during pregnancy in primary care: UK population-based study.
Next Document:  Gastric and diaphragmatic rupture in early pregnancy.