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Supravalvular aortic stenosis. Echocardiographic features.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1148067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The echocardiographic manifestations of segmental supravalvular aortic stenosis are described in 2 patients. The diagnosis was confirmed by cardiac catheterization in both and at operation in 1. A systematic echocardiographic approach to such patients is described. The characteristic finding in these patients was the narrowing of the diameter of the aortic lumen at the stenotic area just distal to the aortic valve. As the transducer sweeps further cephalad the aortic lumen widens to a normal diameter. In one patient treated surgically, postoperative echogram demonstrated the narrowing to be reduced.
A T Nasrallah; M Nihill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1975 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-11-01     Completed Date:  1975-11-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  662-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve Stenosis / diagnosis,  surgery
Heart Catheterization

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