Anesthetic management for surgical repair of postinfarction ventricular septal defect

@article{Arai1996AnestheticMF,
  title={Anesthetic management for surgical repair of postinfarction ventricular septal defect},
  author={Masayasu Arai and Seiji Kato and Fumio Goto},
  journal={Journal of Anesthesia},
  year={1996},
  volume={10},
  pages={296-299}
}
Postinfarction ventricular septal defect (PIVSD) in acute myocardial infarction is a complication that induces cardiogenic shock and biventricular failure [1-3]. Its incidence is low [1]. In patients receiving conservative therapy alone, the mortality rate was 100% within 2 months. Surgical repair of the rupture is thus considered to be the only effective… CONTINUE READING