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Transtricuspid approach in redo surgery for post-infarction ventricular septal rupture.
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PMID:  22566248     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 59-year-old man, who had been treated using the infarction exclusion technique for inferior post-infarction ventricular septal rupture (VSR) 4 months previously, was readmitted because of deterioration of mitral valve regurgitation, residual shunt, and progression of pulmonary hypertension. We performed mitral valve replacement via the transseptal approach, patch closure of the defect via the transtricuspid approach, and tricuspid valve annuloplasty. The post-operative course was uneventful. The transtricuspid approach is useful in redo surgery for post-infarction VSR.
Kouji Furukawa; Shizuko Iwasa; Takahiro Hayase; Yasunori Fukushima; Toshio Onitsuka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1863-6713     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101303952     Medline TA:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Miyazaki Medical Association Hospital, 738-1 Funato, Shinbeppu-cho, Miyazaki, 880-0834, Japan,
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