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February 2, 1970

Successful Repair of Left Ventricular Aneurysm Due to Trauma

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Stanford (Calif) University School of Medicine.

JAMA. 1970;211(5):826-827. doi:10.1001/jama.1970.03170050060018

A left ventricular aneurysm developed in a 17-year-old boy following severe nonpenetrating chest trauma. Successful surgical repair with cardiopulmonary bypass was performed six weeks after injury.