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June 22, 2007

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Open heart (coronary artery bypass, or CABG) surgery is performed in order to reroute, or “bypass,” blood around blocked arteries, thereby improving the supply of oxygen-rich blood to the heart. Surgeons usually use an artery from the chest wall to construct the “detour” around the blocked part of the artery. Veins from the legs are also used. By HINGHAM MEDICAL CENTRE (LANSING MI – USA) … (more)

This loculated pericardial effusion is causing a unusual localized compression on the LV. Also a mass like structure is seen within the effusion. A large pleural effusion is also seen (largest area of black)

Ruptured papillary muscle and severe MR. Can see area where papillary muscle was attached.

3D LV SAX

January 23, 2007

R/O Thrombus

January 23, 2007