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Congenital rock and a hard place: unicuspid aortic valve with sinus of valsalva aneurysm.
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PMID:  20960233     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Cardiac CT angiography (CTA) is an ideal tool to investigate possible cardiac malformations. In this case, careful planning of the CTA acquisition and reconstruction provided high resolution images of cardiac anatomy revealing 2 extremely rare coexisting congenital defects; a unicuspid aortic valve (UAV) and sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA). Detailed planning of CTA acquisition reconstruction protocols is essential in obtaining necessary information for clinical decision-making strategies and interventions in the patients with suspected cardiac anomalies.
Eric Dandes; Jacobo Kirsch; Gian Novaro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international journal of cardiovascular imaging     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1875-8312     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100969716     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  453-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, FL, 33331, USA,
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