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Giant aneurysm of the non-coronary sinus of Valsalva: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20853559     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 68 year old female patient with history of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, arterial hypertension and dyslipidemia came for evaluation since she is constantly aware of the beating of her heart. The echocardiogram showed an aneurysm of the non coronary Sinus of Valsalva. Chest computer tomography showed an aneurysm of the Sinus of Valsalva measuring 5.5 cm of diameter. A sternotomy was performed with resection of aneurysm and replacement of the aortic valve. The postoperative course was uneventful.
Authors:
Karen Rodríguez-Maldonado; José Martínez-Toro; José Pereyó-Díaz; Cid Quintana-Rodríguez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Boletín de la Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0004-4849     ISO Abbreviation:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Publication Date:    2009 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-21     Completed Date:  2010-11-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505267     Medline TA:  Bol Asoc Med P R     Country:  Puerto Rico    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Science Campus. karenmariarm@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aortic Aneurysm* / diagnosis,  surgery
Female
Humans
Sinus of Valsalva*

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