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Off-pump excision of left atrial appendage aneurysm: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16318930     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Isolated congenital intrapericardial aneurysm of the left atrium (LA) or the left atrial appendage (LAA) is a rare anomaly [Zhao 1999]. The patient usually presents with features of systemic embolization, serious arrhythmia, and severe congestive cardiac failure as a complication, which can be fatal. Once the condition is diagnosed, surgery is indicated [Zhao 1999]. We report a case of congenital left atrial appendage aneurysm in a woman who underwent excision of the same.
A K Baburaj; T Rameshwara; Kannan A Vellachamy; Murali P Vettath
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-01     Completed Date:  2006-12-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E478-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd., Kozhikode, India.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures*
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Heart Aneurysm / congenital,  surgery*
Heart Atria*

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