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An unruptured aneurysm in the right sinus of Valsalva presenting as coronary insufficiency.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7696792     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A giant aneurysm in the right sinus of Valsalva compressed the right coronary artery and caused angina pectoris in a 44-year-old man. Surgical correction consisted of obliterating the orifice of the aneurysm with a Dacron patch and relocating the right coronary artery. Postoperative angiography demonstrated excellent results. Pathological study demonstrated the absence of normal elastic fibers in the media of the aneurysm.
Authors:
Y Okita; S Takamoto; M Ando; T Morota; H Hirai; Y Kawashima; H Watanabe
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0886-0440     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:  1995 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-04     Completed Date:  1995-05-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*,  surgery*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Disease / etiology*
Humans
Male
Sinus of Valsalva*

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