Left ventricular free wall rupture after coronary artery surgery.

Abstract

A patient who had undergone urgent coronary artery bypass grafting for unstable angina developed a fatal left ventricular free wall rupture in the early postoperative period. Heart rupture following surgical revascularisation has not been reported before.

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@article{Berrisford1993LeftVF, title={Left ventricular free wall rupture after coronary artery surgery.}, author={Richard G. Berrisford and Richard D. Page and Brian M. Fabri}, journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery}, year={1993}, volume={7 9}, pages={499-500} }