Rupture of the right ventricle has been reported as a complication of closed catheter irrigation in poststernotomy mediastinitis. We report the case of a right ventricular rupture that was repaired with a deepithelialized dermal skin graft. The technique is described and management options for these difficult wounds are discussed.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine