Delayed rupture of a postinfarction left ventricular true aneurysm


Arsan S. , Akgun S., Turkmen M., Kurtoglu N., Yildirim T.

ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, cilt.77, sa.5, ss.1813-1815, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 77 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0003-4975(03)01459-0
  • Dergi Adı: ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1813-1815

Özet

Delayed rupture of a true left ventricular aneurysm is a rare clinical condition. We report a case of a 60-year-old woman who underwent emergency surgical repair of a ruptured true aneurysm of the left ventricular inferior wall 3 months after the myocardial infarction. The repair consisted of endoaneurysmorraphy patch technique. The patient made a satisfactory recovery. (C) 2004 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.