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Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm found after mitral valve replacement performed 30 years earlier.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20197588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle (LV) is a rare cardiac disease that occurs after myocardial infarction or cardiac surgery. Because patients frequently present with nonspecific symptoms, a high index of suspicion is needed to make the diagnosis. This report describes an unusual case demonstrating a large LV pseudoaneurysm after mitral valve replacement performed 30 years earlier.
Authors:
Elena Castilla; Manuel Gato; Jos? Ram?n Ruiz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-03     Completed Date:  2010-06-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E40-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Servicio de Cardiolog?a, Hospital Cl?nico Universitario, Avenida San Juan Bosco 15, Zaragoza, Spain. elena_castilla@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aneurysm, False / etiology,  radiography*
Female
Heart Valve Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Heart Ventricles / radiography*
Humans
Mitral Valve / surgery*
Time Factors

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