[Rupture of posterior wall of the left ventricle after mitral valve prosthesis].

Abstract

Rupture of the posterior wall of the left ventricle is a comparatively rare complication occurring after prosthesis of the mitral valve, but resulting in high mortality. There is a great diverse of opinions regarding the causes of this complication. The likely causes are surgical injury and the used method for prosthesis. The authors studied 9 patients with… (More)

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