Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm after epicardial patch electrode placement

William H. Maisel, Jeanne M. Lukanich, Raphael Bueno, Peter L. Friedman, Sharon C. Reimold

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There are many known complications of implantable cardioverter- defibrillator placement. We treated a patient in whom a left ventricular pseudoaneurysm developed secondary to epicardial patch electrode placement and cardioverter-defibrillator implantation. The presenting symptoms, diagnostic evaluation, and surgical repair are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2102-2104
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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