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Pulmonary Vein Aneurysm Secondary to Mitral Regurgitation: Rare and Confusing Lesion.
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PMID:  23344752     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 54-year-old woman was referred to our institution suffering from severe dyspnea and asthenia due to progressive heart failure. Multidetector computed tomography angiography revealed biatrial enlargement with an image of pulmonary vein aneurysm. She underwent valvuloplasty for mitral and tricuspid valves, ligation of left atrial appendage, and left atrial reduction plasty concomitant with minimaze procedure using radiofrequency ablation but no intervention for aneurysm.
Authors:
Korhan Erkanli; Pinar Yazici; Ihsan Bakir
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
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