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Aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva: cause of dynamic coronary constriction after aortic valvular replacement and bacterial endocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  688794     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient who had endocarditis on a prosthetic aortic valve and who had undergone two aortic valvular replacements developed classic angina pectoris. Cardiac catheterization revealed an aneurysm of the left sinus of Valsalva, which constricted a proximal segment of the left circumflex coronary artery during systole. This type of dynamic coronary arterial narrowing has not been previously described secondary to an aneurysm of a sinus of Valsalva and may be responsible for this patient's manifestations of ischemia.
Authors:
R L Feldman; H S Buchoff; C J Pepine; C R Conti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1978 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-11-22     Completed Date:  1978-11-22     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  312-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Angina Pectoris / etiology*
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*
Aortic Valve / surgery
Coronary Disease / physiopathology
Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Humans
Male
Physical Exertion
Sinus of Valsalva*
Staphylococcal Infections / complications

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