Surgical treatment of postinfarction left ventricular pseudoaneurysms

LAFCI B., Oezxsoeyler I., EMRECAN B., Goektogan T., Bozok S. , YASA H., ...More

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.9, no.6, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf98.20061042
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM


Objective. Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm is a rare but serious complication of acute myocardial infarction. It is under debate whether surgical intervention is mandatory in asymptomatic patients. The aim of this report was to present our experience based on surgical treatment and midterm outcomes of patients with postinfarction left ventricular pseudoaneurysm.