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Left Ventricular Aneurysm

  • Bradley J. Harlan
  • Albert Starr
  • Fredic M. Harwin
  • Alain Carpentier
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Abstract

Left ventricular aneurysm develops following myocardial infarction in 10%–38% of patients.1,7,41 Since Cooley’s report9 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.

Keywords

Mitral Regurgitation Mural Thrombus Ventricular Aneurysm Left Ventricular Aneurysm Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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