Browsing by Author "Wellens, Francis"
Surgical treatment of tachyarrhythmias due to postinfarction left ventricular aneurysm with endoaneurysmorrhaphy and cryoablation Authors:Wellens, Francis; Geelen, Peter; Demirsoy, Ergun; Van Praet, Frank; De Geest, Raphael; Degrieck, Ivan; Vanermen, Hugo; Brugada, Pedro
Publisher and Date:(Elsevier Science Bv, 2002)Objective: In this study the efficacy of left ventricular (LV) endoaneurysmorrhaphy and cryoablation without intraoperative electrophysiologic mapping was evaluated in patients with postinfarction LV aneurysm and sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT). Methods: A prospective study was performed on all patients operated with malignant VT in the presence of a resectable LV aneurysm between July 1990 and February 2001. Results: The study included 31 patients 20 men and 11 women with a mean age of ...