Surgical ventricular restoration: technique and outcomes.

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Abstract

Surgical ventricular restoration is a surgical procedure developed in an attempt to reverse the negative remodeling that occurs following myocardial infarction. The goal of the procedure is to: 1) reduce the size and restore the normal elliptical shape of the heart; 2) perform a complete myocardial revascularization; and 3) repair any mitral insufficiency. This article will review the surgical procedure and describe outcomes achieved with surgical ventricular restoration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)248-251
Number of pages4
JournalCongestive heart failure (Greenwich, Conn.)
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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