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Left Ventricle Pseudoaneurysm Repair and CABG Through the Left Anterior Minithoracotomy

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posted on 20.04.2021, 19:08 by Anton Marchenko, Oleksandr Babliak, Dmytro Babliak, Demianenko Volodymyr

We are presenting the case of minimally invasive repair of large left ventricle inferior pseudoaneurysm and concomitant CABG procedure. The patient was a 63 years old man who was presented with shortness of breath and severe angina pectoris.
Operation plan consisted of: left anterior minithoracotomy in 4th intercostal space, left internal mammary artery harvesting, peripheral cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass, aortic cross-clamp and cardioplegia administration, pseudoaneurysm repair and LIMA to LAD anastomosis.
Postop ECHO showed better EF and reduction of MV insufficiency from moderate to minimal.
The patient spent 2 days in ICU and discharged home on the 6th postoperative day.


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