ventricular aneurysm


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Related to ventricular aneurysm: pericarditis, False ventricular aneurysm
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Noun1.ventricular aneurysm - a localized dilation or protrusion on the wall of the left ventricle of the heart (occurring after a myocardial infarction)ventricular aneurysm - a localized dilation or protrusion on the wall of the left ventricle of the heart (occurring after a myocardial infarction)
aneurism, aneurysm - a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
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In this procedure, a left ventriculotomy is performed, and the ventricular aneurysm is reduced in size by exclusion of the scar from the endocardial volume of the left ventricle.
His doctoral thesis covered the material properties of left ventricular aneurysm, computational analysis of the physiologic effects of left ventricular aneurysm, and the design of surgical treatments for the diseased heart.
Echocardiogram showed apical left ventricular aneurysm with thrombus.
Diagnosing left ventricular aneurysm from pseudo-aneurysm: a case report and a review in literature.
Of the 9 CABG cases, 7 had evidence of heart failure, and the 2 remaining patients (cases 7 and 9) had dilated ventricles, including 1 with a true left ventricular aneurysm.
The other two procedures included the placement of two coronary artery bypass graphs and the removal of a left ventricular aneurysm with reconstruction of the ventricle.
We report here incidentally diagnosed two congenital left ventricular aneurysm cases in which different imaging modalities were used.