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A modified technique of left ventricular restoration:: endoventricular spiral plication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21585531     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Abstract  We describe a modified technique of left ventricular restoration after anterior myocardial infarction, referred to as endoventricular spiral plication (ESP). This technique was designed for surgical ventricular restoration with a modified spiral stitch and no patch plasty. A continuous spiral stitch can reconstruct the left ventricular shape both at the short and long axis, and appropriate restoration can be achieved by adjusting the tension of the string and the degree of spiral rotation. (J Card Surg 2011;26:261-263).
Authors:
Arudo Hiraoka; Masahiko Kuinose; Genta Chikazawa; Hidenori Yoshitaka
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Sakakibara Heart Institute of Okayama, Okayama, Japan.
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