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Rupture of a sinus of Valsalva aneurysm in a neonate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2373105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A neonate with severe congestive heart failure due to rupture of the right sinus of Valsalva into the right ventricle is described. The initial diagnosis was made with colour Doppler echocardiography and confirmed by aortography. Patch closure of the sinus of Valsalva defect was performed successfully on the 3rd day of life.
G M Breviere; G Vaksmann; C Francart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  149     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1990 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-08-28     Completed Date:  1990-08-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  603-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Hôpital Cardiologique, France.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Rupture / complications,  diagnosis*
Echocardiography, Doppler
Heart Failure / etiology
Infant, Newborn
Sinus of Valsalva* / surgery

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