Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK. Remodelling the left ventricle by partial left ventriculectomy (PLV) has been proposed as an alternative surgical treatment for end-stage heart failure. We present the case of a patient with dilated idiopathic cardiomyopathy who underwent PLV and remains in NYHA functional Class I eight years after the surgery.
|Translated title of the contribution||Eight years survival after partial left ventriculectomy|
|Pages (from-to)||724 - 725|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2005|