Endoventricular circular patch plasty for end-stage valvular cardiomyopathy

Citation
K. Kuwaki et al., Endoventricular circular patch plasty for end-stage valvular cardiomyopathy, EUR J CAR-T, 20(4), 2001, pp. 886-888
Citations number
5
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems
Journal title
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY
ISSN journal
1010-7940 → ACNP
Volume
20
Issue
4
Year of publication
2001
Pages
886 - 888
Database
ISI
SICI code
1010-7940(200110)20:4<886:ECPPFE>2.0.ZU;2-J
Abstract
We present here a case of end-stage non-ischemic valvular dilated cardiomyo pathy (DCM) associated with mitral regurgitation (MR). The patient underwen t surgery where left ventricular volume reduction using endoventricular cir cular patch plasty (EVCPP) and mitral valve replacement (MVR) were performe d. He has improved much after the operation and is now in New York Heart As sociation (NYHA) functional class II. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All ri ghts reserved.