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Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following balloon mitral valvuloplasty.
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PMID:  24637027     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Balloon mitral valvotomy is a commonly performed procedure for mitral stenosis. This procedure can lead to complications such as left ventricular perforation with tamponade, mitral regurgitation and stroke. Here we report a case of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following balloon mitral valvotomy. It was a consequence of adherent pericardium secondary to open mitral valvotomy performed earlier. It was surgically corrected by pseudoaneurysm repair and mitral valve replacement. We believe that this is the first such reported case.
Rajpal K Abhaichand; Kalpathi Ananthanarayanan Sambasivam; Bivin Wilson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-3-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
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Created Date:  2014-3-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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