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Transcatheter closure of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20824737     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is a rare cardiovascular anomaly. Rupture of sinus of Valsalva (RSOV) is a rare occurrence, occurring in 10-20% of cases. Rupture into right atrium is further a rare occurrence. The rupture is usually a catastrophic event presenting as acute onset congestive cardiac failure in an apparently healthy individual in the 2(nd) or 3(rd) decade of life. Surgery used to be the mainstay of treatment of RSOV aneurysm, however, in past few years several reports of transcatheter closure of RSOV have come into light. We report a patient, who underwent device closure with a Duct Occluder device. Device was manipulated and deployed with an angle so as to prevent aortic valve dysfunction. © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Prabhat Kumar; Anup Banerji
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  774-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Cardiology, Military Hospital, Maharashtra, India. drprabhat_cardio@yahoo.co.in
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