Repair of late left ventricular rupture after repeat mitral valve replacement.

@article{Nomura1997RepairOL,
  title={Repair of late left ventricular rupture after repeat mitral valve replacement.},
  author={Fumio Nomura and Kazuhiro Taniguchi and Keishi Kadoba and Hikaru Matsuda},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={991-3}
}
Late rupture of the left ventricle after repeat MVR was successfully repaired by patch closure through the right atrium. We recommend early elective repair of such lesions before cardiac function is compromised.