[Successful post-left ventricular aneurysmectomy left ventricular assist with a centrifugal pump].


A 71-year-old male with a left ventricular aneurysm underwent aneurysmectomy. The patient could be weaned from cardiopulmonary bypass with high-doses of dopamine and dobutamine, followed by immediate left ventricular failure and systemic hypotension. IABP could not be applied to the patient because of the kinked bilateral common iliac arteries. In this… (More)


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