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Why does the interventricular septum “resist” the scalpel?
  • Samer Kassem
Samer Kassem
Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS
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Abstract

Abstract The posterior rupture of the left ventricle has been a complication recognized since the beginning of mitral valve surgery and, despite advances in cardiac surgery, the outcome of the rupture of the left ventricle has remained tragic. During mitral valve surgery, care must be taken not to traumatize the free wall of the left ventricle. On the other side, septal Myectomy is performed on hypertrophied septums to address the left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. In this article I have presented a theory that could give a part of the explanation of the resistance of the interventricular septum of surgical trauma unlike the ventricular wall.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

16 Apr 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
18 Apr 2020Submission Checks Completed
18 Apr 2020Assigned to Editor
18 Apr 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 May 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 May 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Major
21 May 20201st Revision Received
23 May 2020Assigned to Editor
23 May 2020Submission Checks Completed
23 May 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
29 May 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
29 May 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
04 Jun 20202nd Revision Received
05 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed
05 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
05 Jun 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
05 Jun 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
05 Jun 2020Editorial Decision: Accept