Acute effects of dynamic cardiomyoplasty on ventricular geometry and left ventricular filling detected by transesophageal Doppler echocardiography

Paolo Barbier, Piersilvio Gerometta, Gloria Tamborini, Paolo Biglioli, Erminio Sisillo, Maurizio D. Guazzi

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Abstract

We investigated 7 patients with chronic congestive heart failure undergoing dynamic cardiomyoplasty with intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography. Biventricular wrapping acutely modified right or left ventricular geometry, but did not induce acute restriction to left ventricular filling.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)783-787
Number of pages5
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Volume77
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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