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Surgery for left ventricular pseudoaneurysm: thoracotomy or sternotomy.
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PMID:  24570566     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We experienced 2 cases of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm located at the posterolateral wall. Case 1 was an 80-year-old woman who developed a left ventricular pseudoaneurysm 4 months after sutureless repair of left ventricular free wall rupture due to acute myocardial infarction. The pseudoaneurysm was repaired through a left thoracotomy. Case 2 was a 77-year-old woman who was diagnosed with left ventricular pseudoaneurysm incidentally by computed tomography. Aneurysmorrhaphy was conducted through a standard median sternotomy.
Authors:
Masaki Hamamoto; Kiyohiko Morifuji
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-07-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-02-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  602-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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