Abstract: Cases of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm caused by patch leakage after left ventricular remodeling are quite rare. We describe the case of a 66-year-old man operated on through a left thoracotomy using the Port Access platform to treat patch detachment after left ventricular remodeling.
From the Division of Cardiac Surgery, “Ospedali Riuniti Papardo-Piemonte” Hospital, Messina, Italy.
Accepted for publication December 11, 2013.
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Disclosure: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
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