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Iida Yasunori - - 2010
No generally accepted treatment of multiple mycotic aortic aneurysms of the thoracic and abdominal aorta has yet been established. We report a 67-year-old man with widespread mycotic aortic aneurysms previously treated for malignant lymphoma and interstitial pneumonia. He was successfully treated by a two-stage hybrid surgical procedure comprising open and ...
Kanemitsu Shinji - - 2010
We report the successful surgical treatment of a case of aortic valve destruction and pseudoaneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva associated with infective endocarditis (IE) in an 80-year-old woman. Multidetector-row computed tomography revealed an abnormal cavity in the left posterior aortic root. We had made the diagnosis of the aortic ...
Post M C - - 2010
A sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is a rare cardiac anomaly that may be congenital or acquired; a coexisting cardiac lesion might be present. If the aneurysm ruptures, it causes acute symptoms of dyspnoea. Echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging are useful for diagnosis. The treatment of choice is surgery. We ...
Nezafati Mohammad Hassan - - 2010
Aortico-left ventricular tunnel (ALVT) is a rare congenital cardiac defect that bypasses the aortic valve via a para-valvular connection from the left ventricle to the aorta. In most cases, the tunnel arises from the right aortic sinus. In this case report, we are presenting a case of ALVT, of which ...
Drazin Doniel - - 2010
In a 41-year-old woman with a ruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysm, cerebral angiography incidentally showed an absence of the right common carotid artery. The right internal and external carotid artery originated from the ipsilateral inominate artery. The absence of the common carotid artery is extremely rare and association with a ...
Avci Anil - - 2010
Aneurysms of the sinus of Valsalva are rarely diagnosed cardiac anomalies, occurring in 0.14%-0.96% of patients who have undergone open heart surgical procedures. The most common congenital anomalies accompanying sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) are ventricular septal defect, bicuspid aortic valve, atrial septal defect, and coarctation of aorta. We report ...
Yang Ya-Sung - - 2010
We describe a case of ruptured cerebral mycotic aneurysm caused by Abiotrophia defectiva endocarditis in a previously healthy man. The patient underwent craniotomy with clipping of aneurysm and received antibiotic treatment for 6 weeks and survived.
Kumar B - - 2010
Infective endocarditis is uncommon during pregnancy. The difficulty in diagnosing infective endocarditis during pregnancy, may increase the likelihood of development of complications like a mycotic aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta. We describe a case of mycotic aneurysm in the postpartum period, as sequel to delayed diagnosis; who developed pulmonary ...
Barros Marcio V L - - 2010
Infrapopliteal mycotic aneurysm resulting from endocarditis is rare, with few reported cases in the literature. We describe a case of ruptured mycotic aneurysm involving the infrapopliteal artery in a patient with aortic and mitral endocarditis. Duplex scanning revealed an oval-shaped mass at the infrapopliteal segment, consistent with sacular aneurysm. The ...
Kanzaki Yumiko - - 2010
A 61-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of orthopnea and was diagnosed with heart failure with a continuous heart murmur. A transthoracic echocardiogram revealed turbulent flow from the right coronary sinus of Valsalva to the right atrium throughout the cardiac cycle. Aortography confirmed the presence of a shunt ...
Mo Ansheng - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Rupture of aneurysms of the sinus of Valsalva results in abrupt onset of congestive heart failure. On-pump beating-heart surgery may reduce cardiac impairment by maintaining coronary blood flow and avoiding cardioplegia. Herein, we report the operative correction of thirty-one patients of ruptured aneurysms of the sinus of Valsalva, using ...
Mourad Faisal - - 2010
Blau syndrome is a rare granulomatous disorder inherited in an autosomal dominant manner characterized by the early appearance of granulomatous arthritis, skin rash and anterior uveitis. There are very few data on the cardiovascular manifestations of Blau syndrome. Here we report the first case of sinus of valsava aneurysm in ...
Sai Krishna Cheemalapati - - 2010
Aorta-right atrial tunnel is a vascular channel that originates from one of the sinuses of Valsalva and terminates in either the superior vena cava or the right atrium. The tunnel is classified as anterior or posterior, depending upon its course in relation to the ascending aorta. An origin above the ...
Antonopoulos C - - 2010
Mycotic artery aneurysms are rare but potentially lethal vascular lesions due to their high risk of rupture. Bacterial endocarditis as well as trauma and inadequate immunity are predisposing factors. Surgery remains the treatment of choice, although alternative methods have been used. We report the first known case of a 6 ...
Hong Joon Hwa - - 2009
Surgical repair of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm can be challenging, although it has been reported that mortality and morbidity is low. Distortion of sinus of Valsalva geometry can cause aortic valve regurgitation immediately or progressively after surgery. Maintenance of the appropriate geometry of sinus of Valsalva after resection of ...
Shin Seung Yong - - 2009
Rupture of the sinus of Valsalva is an extremely rare complication after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Because it usually results from the retrograde extension of a dissection of the right coronary artery and may quickly spread to involve the entire aorta, it can cause life-threatening complications such as aortic dissection. ...
Nguyen Tuan Le - - 2010
We describe a case of a female aged 55 years, presenting with an acute inferior ST-elevation myocardial infarction. The coronary ischaemia has resulted from a spontaneous right coronary artery dissection due to a right coronary cusp sinus of valsalva aneurysm (SVA). Sinus of valsalva aneurysm is a rare, often congenital, ...
Leon Luis R LR - - 2010
We reviewed all papers most recently reported in the literature (January-December 2008) with regard to infected arterial aneurysms (IAAs) affecting the aorta. Most of the recently reported knowledge is limited to case reports and small series of aortic mycotic aneurysms. Most patients are elderly men and have comorbidities at presentation. ...
Saito Yoshiaki - - 2010
Mycotic aneurysms located on aortic arch are rare and have extremely high mortality. The presented case is a 75-year-old man with a thoracic aortal mycotic aneurysm successfully treated with surgical intervention. To prevent recurrent infection and postoperative pulmonary complications, we performed single-stage surgery including extensive debridement, graft replacement using rifampicin ...
Szkutnik Malgorzata - - 2009
We report the transcatheter closure of six ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysms (RSVAs) in five patients aged 18-51 years. The RSVA extended into the right atrium in three patients, into the right ventricular outflow tract in one, and into the pulmonary artery in one. In all patients, the RSVA was ...
Garg Nadish - - 2009
Mycotic coronary artery aneurysm presenting as acute coronary syndrome is an uncommon but fatal condition. The diagnosis of mycotic aneurysm can be very challenging and difficult. Therefore, a high index of suspicion along with the use of multimodality imaging may help to diagnose this condition in patients with a prior ...
Ducruet Andrew F - - 2010
Intracranial infectious aneurysms, or mycotic aneurysms, are rare infectious cerebrovascular lesions which arise through microbial infection of the cerebral arterial wall. Due to the rarity of these lesions, the variability in their clinical presentations, and the lack of population-based epidemiological data, there is no widely accepted management methodology. We undertook ...
Rodríguez-Maldonado Karen - - 2009
A 68 year old female patient with history of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, arterial hypertension and dyslipidemia came for evaluation since she is constantly aware of the beating of her heart. The echocardiogram showed an aneurysm of the non coronary Sinus of Valsalva. Chest computer tomography showed an aneurysm of the ...
Matteucci Marco L S - - 2009
Sinus of Valsalva aneurysms are rare anomalies, most often caused by congenital absence of muscular and elastic tissue in the aortic wall of the sinus. The indication for surgical repair is controversial at the time of diagnosis. As well, the repair technique depends on how many sinuses are dilated, whether ...
Aggarwal Suneil Kumar - - 2009
A 32-year-old man with a sudden onset of chest pain and progressive dyspnea was found to have a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm to the right atrium with an associated quadricuspid aortic valve. Echocardiographic and angiographic images are presented, with real time transthoracic 3D echo. The patient was successfully operated.
Ro Thomas K - - 2009
We present a case report of a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) that presented as aortic insufficiency following bacterial endocarditits in a cardiac transplant patient. Cardiac computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) including volume rendered images predicted the appearance of the fistula entrance and defined spatial relationships facilitating the surgical approach. ...
Emmert M Y - - 2009
In a 70-year-old patient with severe aortic valve stenosis, preoperative standard imaging (transthoracic echocardiography and angiography) detected an unclear subannular cavity structure. Initially interpreted as an aneurysm of Valsalva, the structure was identified intraoperatively as a huge chronic abscess cavity and exclusion was carried out by pericardial patch plasty. This ...
Vijayalakshmi Ishwarappa B - - 2009
Congenital unruptured aneurysms affecting both the right and left sinuses of Valsalva are extremely rare. To the best of our knowledge, there has been only one previously documented case. We report here a patient presenting with congestive cardiac failure who also had unruptured aneurysms of both the right and left ...
Coscas Raphael - - 2009
Mycotic aneurysms are exceptional complications after intravesical instillations of bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) for bladder carcinoma. We report a patient who underwent an emergency operation for a ruptured carotid aneurysm 16 months after BCG therapy. Postoperative investigations discovered multiple other synchronous aneurysms. Culture of an abscess surrounding the right carotid artery ...
Ryomoto Masaaki - - 2009
A 47-year-old man presented with orthopnea. He had no infection or, in particular, infectious endocarditis. An echocardiogram and multislice computed tomography scan revealed a left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) that had ruptured into the left ventricle, with severe aortic regurgitation. He was diagnosed with ruptured congenital SVA with severe ...
O'Connell Jessica Beth - - 2009
Mycotic aneurysms of the internal carotid artery (ICA) are rare and often difficult to diagnose. They can have nonspecific signs and symptoms, an unclear etiology, and can lead to severe morbidity and mortality if left untreated. We present a case of a 47-year-old woman with an apparent mycotic aneurysm of ...
Reddy Srikrishna Modugula - - 2009
Unruptured aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva (ASV) is a rare congenital anomaly. We describe a case of multiple unruptured ASV involving right and left aortic sinuses causing congestive cardiac failure in a 16-year-old boy who underwent successful surgical repair.
Yildirimturk Ozlem - - 2009
Mycotic aneurysm is a rare, life-threatening condition with high mortality rates and challenging diagnosis. A 46-year-old man, with a history of subaortic membranectomy, was admitted with a new onset fever and dyspnea. Transesophageal echocardiography and computed tomography demonstrated a mycotic pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta and mediastinal abscess due to ...
La Barge Donald V DV - - 2009
The authors describe the off-label use of Onyx for embolization of fusiform mycotic and dissecting intracranial aneurysms based on their experience with 3 patients treated at the University of Utah Hospital from 2006 through 2007. Technical success in occluding the parent artery/aneurysm was achieved in all patients. There were no ...
Badshah Aaref - - 2009
Cardiac catheterization carries a negligible risk of bacteremia. Post coronary artery intervention (PCI) bacteremia occurs frequently (in approximately 30% of cases); however, clinical sequelae occur rarely in such cases. Percutaneous coronary intervention has a greater bacteremic potential, probably due to the lengthy procedure time and the repeated insertion of interventional ...
Tanabe Masaki - - 2009
Legionella anisa is rarely associated with human disease. Its gene was identified by broad-range PCR in whole blood and excised tissue from a patient with a culture-negative mycotic aneurysm and was considered as a possible pathogen. This case report is potentially useful for the future diagnosis of intravascular infection.
Lindsay Alistair C - - 2009
BACKGROUND: A 52-year-old man presented with central chest pain, which he had experienced for 8 h. He had no other associated symptoms and no prior history of cardiovascular disease. INVESTIGATIONS: Electrocardiography, chest radiography, coronary angiography, aortic angiography, echocardiography, CT thorax with contrast. DIAGNOSIS: Ruptured aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva. ...
Marijon Eloi - - 2009
We report our experience regarding a case of left anterior accessory pathway (LAAP) catheter ablation, which finally required a retrograd approach via the left coronary sinus of Valsalva. Because of its relationship with small regions of myocardium, the sinus of Valsalva might be an important route of access during some ...
Ucak Alper - - 2011
Unicuspid aortic valve (UAV) is rare, but well-described congenital malformation in adults. Although aortic root and ascending aortic aneurysms can develop in unicommissural UAV, coexistence with left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is an unusual event. Surgical correction is necessary to relieve left ventricular outflow tract obstruction associated with aortic stenosis ...
Tuncer Mustafa - - 2009
Ruptured aneurysms of the sinus of Valsalva may cause manifestations of prompt onset. A 22-year-old man with no previous cardiac complaints presented with dyspnea, palpitation, fatigue, and shortness of breath, all of which occurred after a football match. Transthoracic echocardiography showed an aneurysmal dilatation of the right sinus of Valsalva ...
Farand Paul - - 2009
A case demonstrating compression of the right ventricular outflow tract by an unruptured coronary sinus of Valsalva aneurysm in which repair resulted in symptomatic improvement is presented. The pathology report revealed that the patient's younger brother had died from a ruptured aneurysm of the coronary sinus of Valsalva. The present ...
Ortmann C - - 2010
Pseudallescheria boydii is a rare cause of mycotic infection. Factors predisposing to systemic infection include traumas, immunosuppression, and near drowning. We report a case of multiple aneurysms caused by this hyalohyphomycete, occurred after near drowning. The car driven by a 53-year-old woman plunged into a canal in The Netherlands. After ...
Negishi Kazuaki - - 2009
Mycotic aneurysms are well-documented complications of infective endocarditis and occur frequently in the intracranial arteries. However, mycotic aneurysms of the coronary arteries are very rare, and there are few reports of the management of these lesions. The authors report the case of a 72-year-old woman with coagulase-negative staphylococcal endocarditis involving ...
Clough R E - - 2009
Mycotic aortic aneurysms represent a considerable diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. They are rare and it is likely that only a few centres will gain any great experience in their management. This article provides an overview of the epidemiology, pathogenesis and classification of these aneurysms, followed by discussion of the medical, ...
Kuizenga Kirsten - - 2009
We report a case in which conventional and endovascular exclusion techniques were used to treat ongoing mycotic aortic aneurysmal disease. A 51-year-old man presented with an infrarenal mycotic aortic aneurysm that was excluded and reconstructed with a superficial femoral vein. Two years later, he developed a symptomatic mycotic aneurysm of ...
Shariff Nasir - - 2009
Coronary artery mycotic aneurysms are rare complications of infective endocarditis. They are usually managed surgically with excision of the aneurysm. This surgical procedure has high morbidity and mortality. We report a case of a giant mycotic coronary aneurysm following infective endocarditis which was treated with intravenous antibiotics and covered stent. ...
Skandalos Ioannis - - 2009
This report describes a case of a mycotic aneurysm of the infrarenal abdominal aorta infected by Vibrio mimicus, which is the only such case ever reported in the literature. The 80-year-old male patient was first treated for gastroenteritis for 7 days. Two months later, he was admitted to the hospital ...
Killeen Shane D - - 2009
Cases of true mycotic popliteal artery aneurysm are rare. Presentation is variable but invasive and non-invasive investigations collectively facilitate diagnosis and guide operative procedures. Definitive treatment generally utilizes surgical intervention with excision and reconstruction using autologous vein graft. Prolonged targeted antibiotic therapy is an important adjuvant. We describe the clinical ...
Ravindranath Khandenahally Shankarappa - - 2009
A patient aged 35yrs presented with the complaint of exertional breathlessness, chest pain and palpitations of 6 months duration. She was not a known diabetic or hypertensive. CVS and RS systems examination did not reveal any positive findings. ECG showed T wave inversion in lead I, avL,V5 and V6. Chest ...
McCann John F - - 2009
Mycotic aneurysms account for a small proportion of all aneurysms. Escherichia coli a gram-negative organism, is recognised as a rare cause of aortic aneurysm. We report two cases of mycotic aneurysm caused by the same strain of multi-resistant Escherichia coli. The purpose of this case report is to highlight the ...
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