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A Journal on Surgery

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Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0394-9508

Online ISSN 1827-1782


Chirurgia 2014 August;27(4):267-8


A rare entity: left ventricle posterobasal true aneurysm

Talay S. 1, Abud B. 2, Kara H. 3, Turhan S. 2, Karaarslan K. 2

1 Canakkale State Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Canakkale, Turkey;
2 Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Izmir Tepecik Research and Education Hospital, Izmir, Turkey;
3 Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Giresun Ada Hospital, Giresun, Turkey

We report a case of a rare left ventricle posterior side aneurysm in adult. A 69 year old male patient administered to our department with chest pain. Physical examination revealed a mild diastolic murmur. The electrocardiogram showed a normal sinus rhythm by 80 min. Arterial blood pressure was 140/90 mmHg. Lungs and abdomen were clear to auscultation. By the preoperative evaluation, transthoracic echocardiography showed a mild mitral valvular regurgitation. Coronary angiography presented a large true aneurysm of left ventricle posterior face combined with severe three vessel coronary stenosis. Patint underwent to three vessel coronary surgery with lineer aneurysmectomy. Postoperative follow-up was uneventful. Patient was discharged at the postoperative eleventh day.

language: English


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