extended endocardial resection procedure

extended endocardial resection procedure

 (EERP)
surgical removal of all visible endocardial fibrosis around the base of a left ventricular aneurysm; done to relieve ventricular tachycardia in patients with ischemic heart disease in whom intraoperative cardiac mapping is not possible.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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