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Atrial septal aneurysm: echopolycardiographic study.
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PMID:  4050704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Atrial septal aneurysm (ASA) with diagnosis during life is a rarely reported anomaly, especially when not associated with other congenital or acquired valvular cardiopathies. Among 4,000 routine echocardiograms, 23 cases of ASA were found (8 men and 14 women, aged 19 to 79 years). Three patients had coronary artery disease, 2 had dilated cardiomyopathy, 2 had systemic hypertension, 11 had mitral valve prolapse and 5 had no other identifiable cardiovascular diseases. Echocardiography revealed various motion patterns of ASA. No phonomechanocardiographic findings were related to the presence of ASA, and no correlation between echographic and phonocardiographic findings was found.
C Longhini; M C Brunazzi; G Musacci; M Caneva; A Bandello; L Bolomini; M Barbiero; T Toselli; F Barbaresi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1985 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-11-04     Completed Date:  1985-11-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  653-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiovascular Diseases / complications
Heart Aneurysm / complications,  physiopathology*
Heart Atria / physiopathology
Heart Septum / physiopathology
Middle Aged

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