Left Ventricular Aneurysm
Left ventricular aneurysm develops following myocardial infarction. Since Cooley’s report in 1958 of resection utilizing cardiopulmonary bypass, the operation has become an established treatment for ventricular aneurysm causing congestive heart failure, intractable ventricular arrhythmia, or systemic emboli; resection of aneurysm in conjunction with coronary artery bypass for angina is also common.
KeywordsMitral Regurgitation Papillary Muscle Operative Mortality Mural Thrombus Ventricular Aneurysm
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