Lee, Hahn J.; Berman, Gilbert M.; Ozolins, Andis E.
September 1977
Angiology;Sep1977, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p644
Academic Journal
Resection of a large postinfarctional ventricular aneurysm led to termination of intractable angina pectoris in one patient. The patient has been followed for 5 years and remains angina-free, even though aorto-coronary bypass surgery was not performed in this patient. The patient presented no evidence of congestive heart failure, arterial emboli, or cardiac arrhythmia before or after the surgery. Intractable angina alone in the absence of congestive heart failure, systemic embolism, and refractory ventricular tachyarrhythmia may constitute another indication for ventricular aneurysmectomy with or without concomitant aorto-coronary bypass surgery.


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