Safety and efficacy of surgical ventricular restoration in unstable patients with recent anterior myocardial infarction

Marisa Di Donato, Alessandro Frigiola, Melika Benhamouda, Lorenzo Menicanti

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Abstract

Background-The effects and efficacy of surgical ventricular restoration (SVR) in ischemic cardiomiopathy caused by chronic anterior myocardial infarction (MI) are well established. Normally, SVR is delayed at least 3 months after MI to allow the healing of infarcted tissue. Some patients have instability

Original languageEnglish
JournalCirculation
Volume110
Issue number11 SUPPL.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 14 2004

Keywords

  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Heart failure
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Remodeling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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