[Mitral valve replacement with concomitant coronary bypass for the papillary muscle rupture after acute myocardial infarction in situs inversus].

@article{Ueno1992MitralVR,
  title={[Mitral valve replacement with concomitant coronary bypass for the papillary muscle rupture after acute myocardial infarction in situs inversus].},
  author={Yoichiro Ueno and Tamotsu Toba and Hideaki Ezaki and James H. Isobe and Ryuji Inoue and Masamichi Ito and Katsuhiro Io and Fuyuki Asano and Ituki Nishio and Masahiro Yamaguchi},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={45 11},
  pages={
          1031-4
        }
}
A 53-year-old man, who was known to have situs inversus totalis all of his life, had acute myocardial infarction complicated by partial rupture of the posterior papillary muscle causing mitral regurgitation and pulmonary edema. The patient underwent mitral valve replacement (Omnicarbon 27 mm) with concomitant aortocoronary saphenous vein bypass, and he is now doing well 9 months following the operation. To our knowledge, this is the first case of the successful mitral valve replacement and… CONTINUE READING