Calcified Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm of the Base of the Heart

Annalisa Bernabei, Charanjit S. Rihal, Juan A. Crestanello

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Cardiac pseudoaneurysms of noninfectious or nonischemic etiology are rare. This case report illustrates the surgical management of a patient with a large postsurgical calcified pseudoaneurysm located in the base of the heart that was disrupting the continuity between the aortic and mitral annulus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e237-e239
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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