ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Sutureless repair of left ventricular rupture following mitral valve replacement
Özer Selimoğlu, Murat Başaran, Noyan Temuçin Oğuş
Göztepe Şafak Hastanesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Bölümü, İstanbul
The incidence of left ventricular myocardial rupture following mitral valve replacement is 1-2%. Although it is a rare entity, its mortality is approximately 50%. This report presents a case of type 3 left ventricular myocardial rupture following a mitral valve replacement repaired successfully by Dacron patch and cyanoacrylate application.
Keywords : Complications; left ventricular miyocardial rupture; mitral valve replacement; surgery
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