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Detection of ruptured aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva by contrast two-dimensional echocardiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7459179     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The M-mode and two dimensional echocardiographic features are described of a patient with rupture of a sinus of Valsalva aneurysm into the right atrium. A clear echo-free zone arising from the tip of the aneurysm is visualised in the right atrium in diastole by peripheral injection of echocardiographic contrast material. At surgery a fistula was seen between the non-coronary cusp and the right atrium.
K Nakamura; S Suzuki; G Satomi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1981 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-04-13     Completed Date:  1981-04-13     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-21     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Rupture / diagnosis*
Contrast Media
Echocardiography / methods
Sinus of Valsalva*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media

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