Extensive Chest Wall Destruction Secondary to a Large Ventricle Pseudoaneurysm: A Surgical Challenge.

@article{Irazusta2017ExtensiveCW,
  title={Extensive Chest Wall Destruction Secondary to a Large Ventricle Pseudoaneurysm: A Surgical Challenge.},
  author={Francisco Javier Irazusta and Ulises Ram{\'i}rez and Juan Caro-Cod{\'o}n and Elena Refoyo and Diego Calder{\'o}n Garrido and Inmaculada Pinilla and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Mesa and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s L{\'o}pez-Send{\'o}n},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={e227-e229}
}
Left ventricular pseudoaneurysms have become a rare complication of acute myocardial infarction, occurring in approximately 2% of cases and even less frequently when primary percutaneous intervention can be performed. Regardless of treatment strategy, left ventricle pseudoaneurysms are associated with a high mortality rate. We report on the extremely rare… CONTINUE READING