[Post-infarction septal rupture. Surgical management and evolution].

BACKGROUND The occurrence of a ventricular septal rupture abruptly worsens the prognosis of the patients who initially survived a myocardial infarction and imposes a surgical correction to reverse the evolving hemodynamic shock. This study reports our experience in the management of post-infarction septal defects. PATIENTS 54 consecutive patients with a… CONTINUE READING