Traumatic left ventricular aneurysm and tricuspid insufficiency in a child

Ramesh S. Veeragandham, Carl L Backer*, Constantine Mavroudis, Allen D. Wilson

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We describe a rare combination of left ventricular aneurysm and severe tricuspid valve insufficiency in a 9-year-old boy who sustained blunt chest trauma in a motor vehicle accident. The child underwent successful aneurysmorrhaphy and tricuspid valve replacement 9 months after the accident.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)247-248
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume66
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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