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Unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm with right ventricular outflow obstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12692030     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The recommended operative management of unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm consists of closure of the mouth of the aneurysm with or without aortic valve surgery. We report a case of unruptured aneurysm producing right ventricular outflow tract obstruction. Closure of the mouth of the aneurysm failed to relieve the obstruction, which was subsequently achieved by excising the aneurysmal wall overlying the outflow tract.
Authors:
Laxmanan Mohanakrishnan; Koyilil Vijayakumar; Ponnusamy Sukumaran; Narendra Menon; Chinnasamy Rangarajan Prabu; Soundararajan Balaji; Subramaniam Manoharan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0218-4923     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-04-14     Completed Date:  2003-08-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  74-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sri Ramakrishna Heart Foundation and Research Centre, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. drlmoha@vsnl.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Aneurysm / complications,  surgery*
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods*
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Heart Arrest, Induced
Humans
Male
Reoperation
Sinus of Valsalva / surgery*
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction / etiology,  surgery*

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