European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 53 (2018) 890 IMAGES IN CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezx403 Advance Access publication 18 January 2018 Cite this article as: Abe N, Yamazato T, Munakata H. Successful treatment of a false left ventricular aneurysm after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018;53:890. Successful treatment of a false left ventricular aneurysm after transcatheter aortic valve replacement Noriyuki Abe*, Takahiro Yamazato and Hiroshi Munakata Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Okinawa Nanbu Prefectural Medical Center and Children’s Medical Center, Haebaru-chou, Okinawa, Japan * Corresponding author. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Okinawa Nanbu Prefectural Medical Center and Children’s Medical Center, 118-1 Arakawa, Haebaru-chou, Okinawa 901-1193, Japan. Tel: +81-98-8880123; fax: +81-98-8886400; e-mail: email@example.com (N. Abe). Received 29 August 2017; received in revised form 19 October 2017; accepted 28 October 2017 Keywords: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement � False aneurysm Figure 1: (A) A contrast computed tomography showed a false aneurysm at the LV apex, positioned lateral to the left anterior descending artery (double arrows). (B, C) An echocardiography showed a false aneurysm (white arrows) of the left ventricle. (D) Operative ﬁndings showed a ﬁstula of the LV apex. LV: left ventricular. Conﬂict of interest: none declared. The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. All rights reserved. Downloaded from https://academic.oup.com/ejcts/article-abstract/53/4/890/4816760 by Ed 'DeepDyve' Gillespie user on 16 March 2018
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery – Oxford University Press
Published: Apr 1, 2018
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