Left Ventricular Aneurysm

  • Bradley J. Harlan
  • Albert Starr
  • Fredric M. Harwin

Abstract

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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bradley J. Harlan
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Albert Starr
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
  • Fredric M. Harwin
    • 7
  1. 1.Section of Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgerySutter Memorial HospitalSacramentoUSA
  2. 2.Davis Medical SchoolUniversity of CaliforaniaSacramentoUSA
  3. 3.Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  4. 4.Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  5. 5.Heart Institute at St. Vincent HospitalPortlandUSA
  6. 6.Starr-Wood Cardiac Group, P.C.PortlandUSA
  7. 7.Harwin StudiosPortlandUSA

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