left ventricular volume reduction surgery

(redirected from Battista procedure)

left ventricular volume reduction surgery

operation in which the volume of a dilated, nonaneurysmal left ventricle is reduced by myocardial resection to improve ventricular geometry and mechanical function and thereby treat end-stage congestive heart failure.

left ven·tric·u·lar vol·ume re·duc·tion sur·ge·ry

(left ven-trik'yŭ-lăr vol'yūm rĕ-dŭk'shŭn sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Operation in which the volume of a dilated, nonaneurysmal left ventricle is reduced by myocardial resection to improve ventricular geometry and mechanical function and thereby treat end-stage congestive heart failure
Synonym(s): Battista operation, Battista procedure, partial left ventriculectomy, reduction left ventriculoplasty, ventricular reduction surgery.