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Rupture of left ventricle after mitral valve repair: case report and new technique of repair.
  1. M B Izzat,
  2. G H Smith
  1. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.

    Abstract

    Type 1 rupture of the left ventricle occurred during mitral valve repair. A repair operation, in which the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve was used as a buttress, was successful.

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