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Surgical Management of Patient with Left Ventricular Aneurysm and Ventricular Tachycardia
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  • Fadi Hage,
  • Ali Hage,
  • Hussein Al-Amodi,
  • Aashish Goela,
  • linrui (ray) Guo
Fadi Hage
London Health Sciences Centre

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Ali Hage
London Health Sciences Centre
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Hussein Al-Amodi
University of Alberta
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Aashish Goela
University of Western Ontario
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linrui (ray) Guo
london health science centre
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The management of patients with dilated non-ischemic cardiomyopathy with a large anterior ventricular aneurysm presenting with ventricular tachycardia is not well described. We report a 45-year-old gentleman who presented with recurrent episodes of prolonged polymorphic ventricular tachycardia and previously failed medical management and endocardial and epicardial transcatheter ablation. We performed a Dor procedure to exclude the apical left ventricular aneurysm in conjunction with cryoablation to terminate his ventricular tachycardia. This surgical approach was found to be successful with conversion of the patient into normal sinus rhythm and restoration of the patient's left ventricular morphology and function.
Jan 2021Published in SAGE Open Medical Case Reports volume 9 on pages 2050313X2110658. 10.1177/2050313X211065881