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Valve replacement via upper partial sternotomy for quadricuspid aortic valve.
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PMID:  23115003     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 52-year-old man was referred to our clinic because of chronic heart failure. A Levine 3/6 diastolic heart murmur was audible at the apex. Chest radiography showed an enlarged left ventricle. Transthoracic echocardiography showed moderately severe aortic regurgitation. Left ventricular end-diastolic/systolic diameter and ejection fraction were 75/59 mm and 41 %, respectively. Preoperative transesophageal 3-dimensional echocardiography revealed a quadricuspid aortic valve whose cusps were of almost equal size. Aortic valve replacement was performed via upper partial sternotomy.
Authors:
Yukiharu Sugimura; Masanori Katoh; Takashi Murakami; Yuji Kato; Masaaki Toyama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1863-6713     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101303952     Medline TA:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Fuji Heavy Industries Health Insurance Society Ota Memorial Hospital, 455-1 Oshima-cho, Ota, Gunma, 373-8585, Japan, sugiharu0204@gmail.com.
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