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Massive acute infarction of the right ventricular wall without or only minimal infarction of the left ventricular wall after aortic valve replacement with or without simultaneous replacement of the ascending aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19211269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Certain clinical and cardiac morphologic findings are presented in two men who developed massive right ventricular (RV) infarction with only minimal or no left ventricular infarction early after aortic valve replacement. The ostium of the right coronary artery was severely narrowed in one patient by the ring of the bioprosthesis, and in the other patient the right coronary artery was completely severed at the time of valve replacement without insertion of a coronary bypass conduit. Such massive infarction of the RV free wall has not been reported previously.
William Clifford Roberts; Brent Andrew Patterson; Jong Mi Ko; Rebecca Anne Sager; Jason Andrew Clark; Joseph Manuel Guileyardo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-02-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular pathology : the official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1879-1336     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc. Pathol.     Publication Date:    2010 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-10     Completed Date:  2010-08-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212060     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Pathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta / surgery
Aortic Valve / surgery*
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Vessels / pathology,  surgery
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*
Heart Ventricles / pathology*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / etiology*,  pathology
Postoperative Complications / etiology*,  pathology

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