Septal myectomy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: coil, boil and the role of rescue surgery

Carrel, Thierry; Schmidli, Jürg (2009). Septal myectomy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: coil, boil and the role of rescue surgery. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery, 36(1), pp. 210-1. Oxford: Elsevier Science B.V. 10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.03.033

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Interventional treatment of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy has considerably developed and primary surgical approach is nowadays considered for a minority of patients with insufficient relief of obstruction following catheter intervention. We present the history of a patient who underwent alcohol ablation and developed a life-threatening ventricular septal defect consecutively to a large myocardial infarction because of alcohol injection into the LAD.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Carrel, Thierry and Schmidli, Jürg

ISSN:

1010-7940

Publisher:

Elsevier Science B.V.

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:12

Last Modified:

27 Apr 2018 09:12

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.03.033

PubMed ID:

19410479

Web of Science ID:

000268472400041

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.31709

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/31709 (FactScience: 196369)

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