Posterobasal left ventricular aneurysms: clinical results and surgical treatment.


Of 152 left ventricular aneurysms that occurred after infarction and were treated surgically, eight were located in the posterobasal segment. All of them were true aneurysms. Combined procedures, performed at the time of the aneurysm resection, included mitral valve replacement (two patients), coronary artery bypass grafting (five patients), closure of an… (More)