Batista procedure

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Batista procedure

(bah-tēs'tă),
surgical reduction of one or both ventricles when they are excessively dilated.

Batista procedure

A radical procedure for treating some forms of end-stage heart failure—in particular congestive heart failure (CHF)—due to dilated cardiomyopathy, based on a radical application of the Frank-Starling law, in which a wedge of the left ventricular is excised, and the reduced ventricle then sewn together.

Batista procedure

Left ventricular diameter reduction, left ventriculectomy, ventricular reduction Cardiovascular surgery A radical surgical procedure for treating some forms of end-stage heart failure, in particular CHF due to dilated cardiomyopathy. Cf Cardiomyoplasty.

Batista procedure

See HEART REDUCTION.
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[A.sub.[sigma]] (S) parameter may also be applied in carrying out the Partial Left Ventriculectomy (PLV), which is a surgical procedure based on the resection of a slice of the LV free wall from patients with dilated cardiomyopathy in an advanced stage, so that the LV diameter can be reduced and the systolic function can be restored.
Partial left ventriculectomy in pediatric end-stage dilated cardiomyopathy.
Partial left ventriculectomy (Batista procedure) is no longer popular due to poor long-term outcomes.
Partial left ventriculectomy for dilated cardiomyopathy: Is this an alternative to transplantation.
Partial left ventriculectomy combined with transmyocardial laser revascularization.
In the short-term, the technique, also known as partial left ventriculectomy (PLV), does improve some CHF symptoms, including fatigue, breathlessness, and fluid accumulation in the lungs and limbs.
Wong et al., "Early results with partial left ventriculectomy," Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.

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