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Ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm complicated by myocardial ischemia: pathogenetic mechanisms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16979037     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Significant left-to-right shunt in combination with severe aortic regurgitation (AR) accelerates the development of symptoms after rupture of congenital sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) in spite of intact coronary arteries. We depict a rare description of a situation where acute coronary syndrome was the first manifestation of such an occurrence. We believe that the progress of the myocardial ischemia after ruptured SVA depends on the severity of AR and the quantity of the left-to-right shunt. Prompt recognition and surgical repair are indicated to prevent complications of myocardial infarction.
Authors:
Lior Sasson; Michael G Katz; Tiberiu Ezri; Akiva Tamir; Yoseph Rozenman; Yoav Geva; Arie Schachner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular pathology : the official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1054-8807     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc. Pathol.     Publication Date:    2006 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-18     Completed Date:  2006-11-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212060     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Pathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Angela and Sami Shamoon Cardiothoracic Department, The Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel, affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*,  surgery
Aortic Rupture / complications*,  surgery
Echocardiography
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / etiology,  surgery
Myocardial Ischemia / etiology*,  surgery
Sinus of Valsalva / pathology*,  surgery

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