Postinfarction ventricular septal rupture: surgical intervention anal risk factors influencing hospital mortality

OZKARA A., CETIN G., MERT M. , YILDIZ C. , Arat A. , AKCEVIN A., ...More

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.60, no.2, pp.213-217, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.60.2.2005034
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.213-217


Postinfarction rupture of the interventricular septum is usually fatal without surgical intervention and requires urgent closure. Between 1989 and 2003 twenty consecutive patients (15 male, 5 female), underwent postinfarction ventricular septal rupture (VSR) repair.