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Sinus of Valsalva aneurysms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2282725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sinus of Valsalva aneurysms are rare cardiac anomalies which may be acquired or congenital. The congenital aneurysm is more common than the acquired form, with an incidence ranging from 0.1 to 3.5% of all congenital heart defects. Acquired aneurysms may result from trauma, endocarditis, syphilis, Marfan's syndrome, and senile-type dilatation in which the three sinuses dilate as a result of the normal aging process. This review focuses on both congenital and acquired aneurysms with particular attention to the noninvasive diagnosis of this anomaly.
N Goldberg; N Krasnow
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1990 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-19     Completed Date:  1991-03-19     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  831-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn 11203.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm* / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  surgery
Aortic Rupture / diagnosis,  surgery
Middle Aged
Sinus of Valsalva* / surgery

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