A new shape for an old function: lasting effect of a physiologic surgical restoration of the left ventricle

DOI: 10.4016/6409.01
login to rate  
| More
  1. Spotnitz HM (2000) Macro design, structure, and mechanics of the left ventricle. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119: 1053-77.
  2. Olivetti G, Abbi R, Quaini F, Kajstura J, Cheng W, Nitahara JA, Quaini E, Di Loreto C, Beltrami CA, Krajewsky S, Reed J, Anversa P (1997) Apoptosis in the failing human heart. N Engl J Med 336: 1131-141.
  3. Lundblad R, Abdelnoor M, Svennevig JL (2004) Surgery for left ventricular aneurysm: early and late survival after simple linear repair and endoventricular patch plasty. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128: 449-56.
  4. Antunes PE, Silva R, Ferrao de Oliveira J, Antunes MJ (2005) Left ventricular aneurysm: early and long-term results of two types of repair. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27: 210-5.
  5. Lange R, Guenther T, Augustin N, Noebauer C, Wottke M, Busch R, Mayr N, Meisner H, Holper K (2005) Absent long-term benefit of patch versus linear reconstruction in left ventricular aneurysm surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 80: 537-42.
  6. Di Donato M, Sabatier M, Dor V, Genuini GF, Toso A, Maioli M, Stanley AWH, Athanasuleas C, Buckberg G (2001) Effects of the Dor procedure on left ventricular dimension and shape and geometric correlates of mitral regurgitation one year after surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121: 91-6.
  7. Kokaji K, Okamoto M, Hotoda K, Maehara T, Kumamaru H, Koizumi K (2004) Efficacy of endoventricular circular patch plasty: will this procedure improve the prognosis of patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy?. Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 52: 1-10.
  8. Yotsumoto G, Sakata R, Ueno T, Iguro Y, Kinjo T, Kobayashi A, Matsumoto K, Tei C, Otsuji Y, Tanaka Y (2005) Late development of mitral regurgitation after left ventricular reconstruction surgery. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 11: 159-63.
  9. Athanasuleas CL, Stanley WH, Buckberg GD, Dor V, Di Donato M, Blackstone EH (2001) Surgical anterior ventricular endocardial restoration (SAVER) in the dilated remodeled ventricle after anterior myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 37: 1199-1209.
  10. Buckberg GD (1998) Defining the relationship between akinesia and dyskinesia and the cause of left ventricular failure after anterior infarction and reversal of remodeling to restoration. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 116: 47-51.
  11. Buckberg GD (2004) Early and late results of left ventricular reconstruction in thin-walled chambers: is this our patient population?. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128: 21-6.
  12. White HD, Norris RM, Brown MA, Brandt PW, Whitlock RM, Wild CJ (1987) Left ventricular end-systolic volume as the major determinant of survival after recovery from myocardial infarction. Circulation 76: 44-51.
  13. Schiller NB (1989) Recommendation for quantification of the left ventricle by two-dimensional echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 5: 358-367.
  14. Hawthorne EW (1966) Dynamic geometry of the left ventricle. Am J Cardiol 18: 566-573.
  15. Buckberg GD (2001) Congestive heart failure: treat the disease, not the symptom – return to normalcy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121: 628-37.
  16. Kennedy JW, Baxley WA, Figley MM, Dodge HT, Blackmon JR (1996) The normal left ventricle in man. Circulation 34: 272.
  17. Schenk S, McCarthy PM, Starling RC, Hoercher KJ, Hail MD, Ootaki Y, Francis GS, Doi K, Young JB, Fukamachi K (2004) Neurohormonal response to left ventricular reconstruction surgery in ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128: 38-43.
  18. Solomon SD, Skali H, Anavekar NS, Bourgoun M, Barvik S, Ghali JK, Warnica JW, Khrakovskaya M, Arnold JMO, Schwartz Y, Velazquez EJ, Califf RM, McMurray JV, Pfeffer MA (2005) Changes in ventricular size and function in patients treated with valsartan, captopril, or both after myocardial infarction. Circulation 111: 3411-3419.
  19. Chareonthaitawee P, Christian TF, Hirose K, Gibbons RJ, Rumberger J (1995) Relation of initial infarct size to extent of left ventricular remodeling in the year after acute myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 25: 567-73.
  20. Bolooki H, DeMarchena E, Mallon S, Katariya K, Barron M, Bolooki M, Thurer RJ, Novak S, Duncan RC (2003) Factors affecting late surgical remodeling of left ventricular aneurysms. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126: 374-85.
  21. Acuff T (2004) Postinfarction heart failure: a new calling for cardiac surgeons. Heart Surg Forum 7: 153-4.
  22. Kono T, Sabbah HN, Stein PD, Brymer JF, Khaja F (1991) Left ventricular shape as a determinant of functional mitral regurgitation in patients with severe heart failure secondary to either coronary artery disease or idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol 68: 355-9.
  23. Dor V, Sabatier M, Di Donato M, Montiglio F, Toso A, Maioli M (1998) Efficacy of endoventricular patch plasty in large postinfarction akinetic scar and severe left ventricular dysfunction: comparison with a series of large dyskinetic scars. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 116: 50-9.
  24. Calafiore AM, Di Mauro M, Di Giammarco G, Gallina S, Iacò AL, Contini M, Bivona A, Volpe S (2004) Septal reshaping for exclusion of anteroseptal dyskinetic or akinetic areas. Ann Thorac Surg 77: 2115-21.
  25. Fundarò P, Villa E, Vitali E (2005) Ischemic mitral regurgitation: more knowledge, less fear, better care. Ital Heart J 6: 87-89.
  26. Jiang L, Huang Y, Hunyor S, dos Remedios CG (2003) Cardiomyocyte apoptosis is associated with increased wall stress in chronic failing left ventricle. Eur Heart J 24: 742-51.
Please describe the reason for abuse:
Supplementary Materials