[Anesthetic management of a patient with polyarteritis nodosa who suddenly developed cardiac rupture after valve replacement].


We recently encountered a patient with mitral insufficiency, accompanied by PN (polyarteritis nodosa), who developed a cardiac rupture immediately after a mitral valve replacement. The patient was a 60-year-old woman. After she was diagnosed as having mitral stenosis and insufficiency in 1968, the patient developed congestive heart failure and underwent… (More)