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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
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  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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  •  Obstetrics Surgery
  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Pediatric Surgery
  •  Breast Surgery
  •  Robotic Surgery
  •  Neurological Surgery
  •  Vascular Surgery
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Citation: Clin Surg. 2021;6(1):3191.Case Report | Open Access

Case of Right Anterior Minithoracotomy to Treat Subaortic Membrane

Chloe Bernard*, Marie Catherine Morgant and Olivier Bouchot

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Dijon University Hospital, France

*Correspondance to: Chloe Bernard 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.3191


The subaortic membrane is a rare pathological entity, with a 1% to 2% occurrence in young adults. Typically it consists of a thin fibrous membrane in the left outflow tract leading to symptoms such as dyspnea. Transesophageal echocardiography is the gold standard imaging for diagnosis and detection of associated cardiac defects. The classic approach consists of median sternotomy to proceed to membrane resection and septal myectomy. We present 2 case of resection by right anterior minithoracotomy.


Subaortic stenosis; Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction; Membrane; Minimally invasive surgery; Right thoracotomy

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Bernard C, Morgant MC, Bouchot O. Case of Right Anterior Minithoracotomy to Treat Subaortic Membrane. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3191..

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