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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 70-73

Aortic valve replacement and repair of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm in a Jehovah's Witness


1 Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, EA3920, University Hospital Jean Minjoz, 25000, Besançon, France
2 Centre Medico-chirurgical Parly II, 21 rue Moxouris, 78150, Le Chesnay, France

Correspondence Address:
Andrea Perrotti
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, EA3920, University Hospital Jean Minjoz, 25000, Besançon
France
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.7274

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The preoperative and surgical management of a giant left ventricular pseudoaneurysm(LVP) associated with aortic valve replacement in a 76 year old male Jehovah's Witness patient is reported. The satisfactory recovery observed in this patient demonstrates the feasibility of this complex surgical procedure even in this particular patient population.


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