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In cardiology, surgical reduction of the ventricle.
[ventricul- + -ectomy]
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Given the challenge of obtaining a positive outcome with laryngoplasty, other alternative treatments of cordectomy, ventriculectomy, arytenoidectomy, or reinnervation have been considered as viable treatment options.
[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.
MUNICH -- A novel surgical method reduces the left ventricular volume of patients with cardiomyopathy without using ventriculectomy.
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.
Surgical techniques to treat CHF like cardiomyoplasty, left partial ventriculectomy, and reconstruction of mitral valve complex did not bring substantial benefit.
A case of Uhl anomaly treated with one and a half ventricle repair combined with partial right ventriculectomy in infancy.