Risk factors for posterior ventricular rupture after mitral valve replacement: results of 2560 patients.

@article{Deniz2008RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for posterior ventricular rupture after mitral valve replacement: results of 2560 patients.},
  author={Hande G{\"u}ney Deniz and Onur Sokullu and Soner Sanioglu and Murat Sargin and Batuhan Ozay and Umut Ayoğlu and Serap Aykut Aka and Fuat Sinan Bilgen},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          780-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Posterior ventricular rupture is a rare and fatal complication of mitral valve surgery. This study is designed to define the risk factors for left ventricular rupture after mitral valve replacement and, especially, to find out if posterior leaflet preservation is protective for posterior ventricular rupture. METHODS Between January 1996 and March 2007, 2560 patients underwent mitral valve replacement operation in our hospital. Risk factors for posterior ventricular rupture were… CONTINUE READING
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