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Uncommon Cause of Ventricular Tachycardia in a Patient with a Giant Pseudoaneurysm of the Ascending Aorta.
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PMID:  23212159     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ventricular arrhythmias occur predominantly in patients with structural heart disease. The most common substrate is scarring due to ischemic heart disease. We present an uncommon cause of ventricular tachycardia due to excessive right coronary artery stretch in a patient with a giant pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta years after aortic root repair.
Authors:
Christoph Thomas Starck; Alicja Zientara; Hatem Alkadhi; Volkmar Falk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Affiliation:
Clinic of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
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