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Aortic root replacement for Valsalva sinus aneurysm with lupus erythematosus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22499970     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 76-year-old man with systemic lupus erythematosus was found to have an aneurysm of the right sinus of Valsalva. Aortic root replacement with a stentless bioprosthesis, using a full root technique, was successfully performed. The pathological findings of the excised aortic valve were not secondary to atherosclerosis, inflammatory or infectious disease, but seemed to be compatible with those previously reported in a case of systemic lupus erythematosus.
Authors:
Tomoaki Hirose; Yoichi Kameda; Yoshiro Yoshikawa; Takehisa Abe; Yoshihiro Hayata; Shigeki Taniguchi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  193-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
thirose@kcn.jp.
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