Left thoracotomy for emergent repair of ventricular rupture during mitral valve replacement

G. Victorino, J Nilas Young, W. M. DeCampli, C. L. Ennix

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Abstract

Ventricular rupture is a dreaded complication of mitral valve replacement. We present a case of ventricular rupture that occurred during mitral valve replacement and was successfully repaired through a left thoracotomy approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1011-1013
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume59
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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