Surgical strategy for subepicardial aneurysm: Two case reports

Masanori Hirota, Tadashi Omoto, Noboru Ishikawa, Masaomi Fukuzumi, Masahiro Ohno, Takeo Tedoriya

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Abstract

Subepicardial aneurysm is a rare complication of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and is associated with the risk of spontaneous rupture. We present two patients with subepicardial aneurysms detected after 1 day and 6 weeks after AMI. Both lesions were successfully treated by patch repair.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-293
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume16
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Coronary disease
  • Myocardial infarction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

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