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Ruptured sinus valsalva aneurysm originating from the left coronary sinus: report of a rare case with computed tomography findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16505955     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sinus valsalva aneurysm is a rare condition. Most aneurysms usually originate from the right or non-coronary sinus. A few series were reported about the sinus valsalva aneurysm describing its origin, diagnostic tools and prognosis. We describe a case of a sinus valsalva aneurysm originating from the left coronary sinus that ruptured into the right atrium, diagnosed with echocardiography and cardiac computed tomography, confirmed by angiography and operational findings.
Selman Vefa Yildirim; Riza Türköz; Levent Oguzkurt; Oner Gülcan; Tuna Katircibasi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-02-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international journal of cardiovascular imaging     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1569-5794     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Publication Date:    2006 Jun-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-12     Completed Date:  2006-11-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100969716     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  399-402     Citation Subset:  IM    
Pediatric Cardiology, Baskent University, Seyhan, Adana, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Ruptured / radiography*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Coronary Aneurysm / radiography*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Coronary Angiography*
Echocardiography, Doppler, Color
Sinus of Valsalva / radiography*,  ultrasonography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Treatment Outcome

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