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Crosby I K - - 1978
A large mycotic aneurysm of the ascending aorta that appeared two years, three months after triple coronary revascularization is described. Hypothermia and total circulatory arrest were used in excising the aneurysm, and sterilization of the mediastinum was achieved with systemic and local antibiotic therapy. Follow-up at eight months showed a ...
Schold C - - 1978
A patient with bacterial endocarditis had headaches, cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis and normal cerebral angiograms. Fifteen days later, while on appropriate antibiotic therapy, he developed an intracerebral hematoma due to a mycotic aneurysm. Mycotic aneurysm is an infrequent but serious complication of bacterial endocarditis. An aneurysm should be considered whenever a ...
Yuste Pablo - - 1978
Echocardiographic features of a patient with sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rupture into the right atrium are discussed. An abnormal echo representing the aneurysmal sac was seen in the anterior aortic root. Other abnormal echoes were demonstrated in the right atrium. Flutter was visible in systole and diastole in the tricuspid ...
Wong B Y - - 1978
The echocardiographic features of an aneurysm of the left sinus of Valsalva are described and correlated with angiographic findings. The echocardiogram showed the presence of a thin line of echoes occurring proximal to the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve and moving in and out of apposition with the posterior ...
Soorae A S - - 1977
Two cases of delayed non-mycotic false aneurysm arising from ascending aortic cannulation site, presenting one-and-a-hald years and seven years after cardiopulmonary bypass, are described. These two cases represent an incidence of 0.12% of this complication. Repair using profound hypothermia and circulatory arrest with femoral artery and femoral vein cannulation for ...
Faer M J - - 1977
Three cases of aortic aneurysm adjacent to the tip of the umbilical artery catheter are described. The clinical presentation, radiographic findings, and proposed pathogenesis are discussed. Mycotic aneurysms in childhood are infrequent but serious threats to life, requiring early recognition and prompt therapy. The appearance of a progressively enlarging middle ...
Collins G J GJ - - 1977
Candida endocarditis is a serious condition which should be suspected in any patient with signs and symptoms compatible with bacterial endocarditis when cultures are negative. It should be managed by a medical-surgical approach which combines resection of all infected heart tissue and repair of any preexisting heart defects with appropriate ...
James E C - - 1977
A 41 year-old patient with an aortic mycotic abdominal aneurysm involving all visceral branches is presented. Excision and dacron graft replacement involving limbs to the coeliac axis, superior mesenteric, and both renal arteries was accomplished successfully. The rationale for employing dacron material in infected tissue is reviewed. In our opinion, ...
Ganem E J - - 1977
A case is presented of a sixty-seven-year-old man in whom Escherichia coli septicemia developed after catheterization, followed by left renal hemorrhage due to an intrarenal mycotic aneurysm. Because of clinical circumstances that prevailed, treatment was nonsurgical consisting of multiple blood transfusions and intravenous antibiotics. The aneurysm healed spontaneously as proved ...
Patel S - - 1977
After a review of 14 patients with extracranial mycotic aneurysms, a classification of mycotic aneurysms has been proposed based upon the pre-existing pathologic condition of the artery and on the pathogenesis. Ten aneurysms resulted from an infection due to intravascular sources and four, due to extravascular sources. Ten patients in ...
Bingham W F - - 1977
Two patients with mycotic intracranial aneurysms were successfully treated with only antibiotic therapy. One patient, who had subacute bacterial endocarditis, rheumatic valvular disease, and an abscessed tooth, sustained a subarachnoid hemorrhage from a ruptured right middle cerebral artery trifurcation aneurysm. The other patient, who had Turner's syndrome and probable congenital ...
Felson B - - 1977
Tuberculous mycotic aneurysm has been reported with surprising frequency, especially in the aorta. Because the diagnosis can often be made on clinical and roentgenologic grounds, and because of the very poor prognosis if untreated and surgical curability if recognized, experience with three cases is reported. The aneurysm is generally of ...
Hardin C A - - 1976
A case of mycotic innominate artery aneurysm in association with supravalvular aortic stenosis has been presented with successful resection as the first such case documented. Blood flow was restored with low cervical autogenous internal jugular vein, as an end-to-side vein graft from the left common carotid and end-to-end to the ...
Rose H D - - 1976
A 54-year-old diabetic patient had unexplained fever and embolic occlusion of the splenic, right renal, right hypogastric, right superficial femoral, and left popliteal arteries. Aspergillus fumigatus was recovered from a femoral clot. An aortogram revealed a mycotic aneurysm of the thoracic aorta to be the source of the infected emboli. ...
Gladstone J L - - 1976
A patient suffering from Candida endocarditis presented with a gangrenous foot. In addition to arterial embolism, occult mycotic aneurysms were found by arteriography. Clinical cure was achieved with a combination of chemotherapy and valvular débridement, but viable Candida persisted in an easily removable embolus. Occult peripheral vascular lesions may be ...
Heydorn W H - - 1976
During a routine physical examination, a 34-year-old man, in apparent good health, had an electrocardiogram which revealed left axis deviation. Cardiac evaluation disclosed mild aortic regurgitation and left anterior fascicular block. Nine months later, the patient was admitted to the critical care unit after he had experienced cardiac arrest while ...
Katz E R - - 1976
A right flank mass, in a patient with fever of unknown origin, pain, and superiorly displaced right kidney on excretory urogram, was explored through a subcostal incision. Finding of a retroperitoneal abscess was anticipated; instead of a ruptured mycotic aortic aneurysm was encountered. An awareness that entities such as this ...
Corbett J J - - 1976
Syncope precipitated by sneezing in an adult male associated with an Arnold-Chiari type I malformation and basilar invagination presents a clinical problem in the differential diagnosis and pathological anatomy of Valsalva-related syncope. An abnormally acute clivoaxial angle, small foramen magnum, and type I Arnold-Chiari malformation appear to be a combination ...
Ungaro R - - 1976
The case of a solitary peripheral pulmonary artery aneurysm in a patient with congenital heart disease and secondary pulmonary hypertension is presented. The aneurysm appeared following an episode of bacterial endocarditis and was probably mycotic in origin. Resection was prompted by a recent increase in size. A successful aneurysmectomy was ...
Riester W H - - 1976
A 62-year-old man developed a mycotic infrarenal pseudoaneurysm at the re-entry site of a previous aortic dissection. The aortic dissection had occurred one year earlier while he was undergoing coronary bypass surgery. The patient was successfully treated with a Dacron bifurcation graft after the mycotic aneurysm had been sterilized. Causes ...
Nishimura K - - 1976
A two-dimensional echocardiographic manifestation of a ruptured right sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is described in this case report. The ultrasono-cardiotomograms demonstrated the aneurysm cut longitudinally and protruding into the outflow tract of the right ventricle. The configuration of the aneurysm was consistent with the contrast medium-filled sinus demonstrated by angiocardiography. ...
Matsumoto M - - 1976
Echocardiographic features of two cases of ruptured congenital aneurysm of Valsalva sinus with (case1) and without (case 2) a supracristal ventricular defect were studied before and after surgery by standard echocardiography. M-mode scan and two-dimensional echocardiography. Discontinuity was observed in the echo from the aneurysm wall of the Valsalva sinus ...
Larmi T K - - 1976
Five patients underwent operative repair of an aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva. Four of the aneurysms were considered as congenital and one as mycotic. There were four males and one female. One patient with VSD and characteristics of Marfan's syndrome die on the first postoperative day of a recurrence ...
Wennevold A - - 1976
Acute aortic regurgitation due to ulcerative endocarditis developed in 3 children aged 10, 6, and 7 years, respectively. All had congenital aortic valve lesions. Intractable congestive heart failure ensued about 2 weeks, 1 week, and a few days, respectively, after onset of infection. Two patients were operated on in the ...
Jarrett F - - 1975
Seventeen consecutive patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms were treated during a 14-year period. Fever was the most common symptom first to appear (12 patients), either as fever of unknown origin or in association with other symptoms. Several factors raise the suspicion of an infected aneurysm: positive blood cultures, erosion of ...
Davies G J - - 1975
We report the case of a previously healthy 56-year-old male who suddenly developed severe chest pain and pulmonary edema. Cardiac catheterization and angiography revealed an aneurysm of the noncoronary sinus of Valsalva which had ruptured into the left atrium. This was confirmed at operation and it was noted that there ...
Bulkley B H - - 1975
While acute regurgitation is the most common valvular lesion associated with aortic sinus of Valsalva aneurysms, this report describes the pathological findings in five patients in whom primary right-sided valve dysfunction was simulated by sinus of Valsalva aneurysms. In two patients aneurysms of the noncoronary sinus projected into the right ...
Laguna J - - 1975
Cardiobacterium hominis, a recently recognized Gram-negative pathogen, was recovered in blood cultures from a 65-year-old man with indolent endocarditis of previously normal heart valves. Despite the low virulence of the organism, major cardiac damage required valvular replacement, and there were multiple cerebral emboli with development of a mycotic aneurysm. After ...
Jaffe R B - - 1975
The clinical presentation and characteristic radiographic and angiographic findings in 6 patients with mycotic aneurysms of the pulmonary artery of aorta are presented. Radiographic findings that may suggest a mycotic aneurysm of the pulmonary artery include a rapid change in its coutour, which may be aneurysmal in character, and multiple ...
Fishbein M C - - 1975
An unruptured congenital sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (behind the right aortic valve cusp) is described as an incidental necropsy finding in an 82 year old man. Review of previous reports on aneurysms involving only one of the three aortic sinuses discloses that few cases have been described, and that these ...
Chia B L - - 1975
Aneurysms of the aortic sinus of Valsalva (ASV) are uncommon. This study describes eight cases of ruptured aneurysms of the congenital variety observed over a 10-year period in Singapore. Although ASV is classically diagnosed at the time of rupture, only one patient in this series presented with acute chest pain ...
Jugdutt B I - - 1974
At least one additional cardiac lesion was present in 18 consecutive patients with ruptured aneurysms of the sinuses of Valsalva who were investigated between 1956 and 1973 at the University of Alberta Hospital. Clinical diagnosis was made in 78% (14/18) of the patients. Confirmation at cardiac catheterization, operation or autopsy ...
Raufi A
Congenital aneurysms of aortic sinuses of Valsalva are uncommon anomalies caused by congenital defects in a region between aortic media and aortic fibrous ring. They are thin walled, tubular outpouchings with an entirely intracardiac course, and have a tendency to rupture into cardiac chambers, mostly right-sided, resulting in formation of ...
Doevendans, P.A.
Recently, a 67-year-old female patient came to our attention after a collapse, due to cardiac tamponade caused by a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) and intrapericardial bleeding. Despite surgical intervention the patient died before correction.
Al Hashimi, H.
A 46-year-old female with a giant aneurysm of the non-coronary sinus of Valsalva, associated with moderate aortic valve regurgitation, is described. The aneurysm was detected by echocardiography in a patient who was complaining of paroxysmal palpitations. The patient was accepted for aneurysmectomy. In this case report the possible aetiologies and ...
Yuste, Pablo
Echocardiographic features of a patient with sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rupture into the right atrium are discussed. An abnormal echo representing the aneurysmal sac was seen in the anterior aortic root. Other abnormal echoes were demonstrated in the right atrium. Flutter was visible in systole and diastole in the tricuspid ...
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