Complete rupture of the anterolateral papillary muscle after successful coronary artery bypass procedure is an extremely rare event. We have been able to detect the initial phase of this uncommon complication just after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass using intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographic examination.

Anterolateral papillary muscle rupture after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass for coronary artery bypass grafting: once in a blue moon / Benedetto, Umberto; Brenno, Fiorani; Antonino, Roscitano; Antonio, Miceli; Fabio, Capuano; Caterina, Simon; Comito, Cosimo; Tonelli, Euclide; Sinatra, Riccardo. - In: JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE. - ISSN 1558-2027. - 7:11(2006), pp. 833-834. [10.2459/01.jcm.0000250872.63530.e0]

Anterolateral papillary muscle rupture after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass for coronary artery bypass grafting: once in a blue moon

BENEDETTO, UMBERTO;COMITO, Cosimo;TONELLI, Euclide;SINATRA, Riccardo
2006

Abstract

Complete rupture of the anterolateral papillary muscle after successful coronary artery bypass procedure is an extremely rare event. We have been able to detect the initial phase of this uncommon complication just after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass using intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographic examination.
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