Semi-Percutaneous Short-Term Support of Right Heart Failure in Acute Aortic Dissection
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Comments: The Discussion illustrates the difficulty of the diagnosis of coronary malperfusion and states the treatment procedure for the restoration of the function, providing brief literature. The Conclusion states the importance of immediate revascularization of coronary occlusion in relation to acute aortic dissection type A (AADA) and semi-percutaneous extracorporeal right ventricular assistance (eR-VAD).
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Comments: The case presents a 55-year-old woman with chest pain which later revealed right ventricular (RV) dysfunction followed by aortic valve insufficiency. Further, this illustrates the management of a patient with an acute right ventricular infarction due to coronary avulsion. It also discusses the surgical procedure for the treatment of heart failure in acute aortic dissection.
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Corresponding AuthorLars Niclauss
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
Article TypeCase Report
Publication historyReceived: Tue 16, Mar 2021
Accepted: Wed 31, Mar 2021
Published: Fri 16, Apr 2021
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