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Late Presentation of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction due to Subaortic Membrane
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  • Giorgio Mastroiacovo,
  • Marco Gennari,
  • Sarah Ghulam Ali,
  • Gianluca Polvani,
  • Marco Agrifoglio
Giorgio Mastroiacovo
Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS
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Marco Gennari
Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS
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Sarah Ghulam Ali
Centro Cardiologico Monzino Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico
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Gianluca Polvani
centro cardiologico monzino
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Marco Agrifoglio
Centro Cardiologico Monzino
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Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

27 Apr 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
28 Apr 2020Assigned to Editor
28 Apr 2020Submission Checks Completed
11 Jun 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned

Abstract

Left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction is caused by a wide range of different anatomical lesions referred to as subaortic stenosis (SS). SS can be isolated or associated with other heart defects; and tends to evolve and progress over time even though the speed of its progression is very variable and difficult to predict. We present a case of a patient affected by sub aortic membrane undergone to surgical procedure.