Left Ventricular False Aneurysm After Coronary Bypass Surgery: Radionuclide Diagnosis and Surgical ResectionThe American Journal of Cardiology
AbstractA patient with left ventricular pseudoaneurysm formation resulting from myocardial infarction 4 years after coronary bypass surgery is described. The pseudoaneurysm was diagnosed with gated cardiac blood pool imaging and was subsequently successfully surgically repaired. Postoperative pericardial abnormalities predisposing to the possible development of a false aneurysm are discussed. Also, clinical situations in which pseudoaneurysm should be suspected are described, and appropriate diagnostic approaches are outlined.
Citation InformationStephen E. Sweet, Rosalyn P. Scott, John R. McCormick, Michael D. Klein, et al.. "Left Ventricular False Aneurysm After Coronary Bypass Surgery: Radionuclide Diagnosis and Surgical Resection" The American Journal of Cardiology Vol. 43 Iss. 1 (1979) p. 154 - 157 ISSN: 0002-9149
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