Combined maze procedure and septal myectomy in a septuagenarian

Arie Blitz, David McLoughlin, Jay Gross, Daniel S. Schwartz, John D. Fisher, Soo G. Kim, Rosemary Frame, Richard F. Brodman

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A 75-year-old woman with refractory paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy underwent a successful combined maze procedure and septal myectomy. Postoperative episodes of atrial fibrillation and flutter occurred only during periods of bradyarrhythmia and did not recur with atrial inhibited pacing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)364-365
Number of pages2
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1992


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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