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Modified Cabrol shunt to treat left ventricular rupture.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20103274     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Left ventricular rupture is a rare but potentially fatal complication of mitral valve replacement. We describe how a modified Cabrol shunt was used to address intractable hemorrhage from a left ventricular rupture after reoperative mitral valve replacement.
Andrew B Goldstone; Joanna Chikwe; Paul Stelzer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  89     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-27     Completed Date:  2010-03-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  313-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
2010 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods*
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Rupture / etiology,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects
Heart Ventricles*
Mitral Valve Stenosis / surgery
Suture Techniques / instrumentation*

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