Transapical percutaneous closure of rapidly expanding post-surgical left ventricular outflow tract pseudoaneurysm

Mohammed A. Al-Hijji, Mayra Guerrero, Charanjit S. Rihal, Mackram F. Eleid

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Abstract

Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm is an infrequent but potentially fatal complication following cardiac surgery, with spontaneous rupture being the most feared result. Moreover, surgical repair is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We present a successful transapical percutaneous closure of a post-surgical rapidly expanding left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) pseudoaneurysm utilizing Amplatz Vascular Plug-II (AVP-II) (St. Jude Medical, St. Paul, MN) with the aid of 3D prototyping for pre-procedural planning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)859-862
Number of pages4
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume94
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 15 2019

Keywords

  • closure
  • pseudoaneurysm
  • transcatheter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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