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Marfan syndrome with ascending aortic aneurysm: Value of cardiac computed tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23260989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a 40-year-old man with known Marfan syndrome who presented with severe aortic valve regurgitation secondary to significant aortic root dilatation. To rule out coronary artery disease and to evaluate the rest of the thoracic aorta before surgery, cardiac computed tomography (CT) was performed. A brief review of the literature shows how cardiac CT can, in selected cases, rule out coronary artery disease before non-coronary cardiothoracic surgery.
Authors:
Pedro Jerónimo Sousa; Pedro Araújo Gonçalves; Sérgio Boshoff; Hugo Marques; Salomé Carvalho; João Moradas Ferreira; Miguel Mota Carmo; Ana Aleixo; José Pedro Neves; Miguel Mendes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0870-2551     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Port Cardiol     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710716     Medline TA:  Rev Port Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; POR     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia. Published by Elsevier España. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Serviço de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz - Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Lisboa, Portugal. Electronic address: p965675551@gmail.com.
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