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Quadricuspid aortic valve without severe dysfunction despite advanced age.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19876437     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a 75-year-old woman who presented with stable angina and with a quadricuspid aortic valve, which consisted of 4 equal-sized leaflets that were diagnosed incidentally upon coronary angiography. Despite the patient's advanced age, the abnormal valve was functioning almost normally.
Authors:
Arda Sanli Okmen; Ertan Okmen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1526-6702     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-30     Completed Date:  2010-02-01     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  486-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Istanbul Memorial Hospital, 34758, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Angina Pectoris / drug therapy,  etiology,  radiography*
Aortic Valve / abnormalities*,  physiopathology,  radiography
Cardiovascular Agents / therapeutic use
Coronary Angiography*
Coronary Stenosis / complications,  drug therapy,  radiography*
Female
Humans
Incidental Findings*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cardiovascular Agents
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
Tex Heart Inst J. 2009;36(6):633

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