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Acute aortic insufficiency due to avulsion of aortic valve comissure.
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PMID:  22729316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 66-year-old male patient, prior hypertension, a history of orthopnea, palpitations and chest pain of sudden onset, which was diagnosed as spontaneous avulsion of aortic valve commissure and consequent aortic insufficiency progressing to acute left heart failure refractory to medical treatment. The patient underwent early surgical replacement of the aortic valve by a bioprosthesis, and presented satisfactory postoperative course. Currently, four years after the event, still in attendance in functional class I.
Claudio Ribeiro da Cunha; Paulo César Santos; Fernando Antibas Atik; Daniel Oliveira de Conti
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Title:  Revista brasileira de cirurgia cardiovascular : orgao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1678-9741     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
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Created Date:  2012-6-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9104279     Medline TA:  Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; POR     Pagination:  160-162     Citation Subset:  -    
Instituto de Cardiologia do Distrito Federal, Brasília, DF, Brasil.
Vernacular Title:
Insuficiência aórtica aguda por avulsão de comissura valvar aórtica.
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