left ventricular volume reduction surgery

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.
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There has been interest among certain proponents in using a surgical approach to treat ventricular remodelling that can occur after heart attacks through left ventricular volume reduction surgery,' said Dr Gregg C Fonarow, a professor of cardiology at the University of California, Los Angeles, who was not involved in the study.
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