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Rupture of sinus of valsalva - A 15 years single institutional retrospective review: Preoperative heart failure has an impact on post operative outcome?

Ann Card Anaesth 2019 Jan-Mar;22(1):24-29

Department of Cardiology, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Background: We reviewed our experience with ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysms (RSOV) to determine a correlation with preexisting heart failure (HF) and coexisting cardiac lesions (aortic regurgitation [AR] and ventricular septal defect [VSD]) to postoperative left ventricular (LV) dysfunction and postoperative outcomes.

Materials And Methods: Retrospective review of RSOV cases over 15 years showed that RSOV repair was done in 87 patients. We looked for patients who presented with HF and patients having AR and/or VSDs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/aca.ACA_243_17DOI Listing
January 2019

Right sinus of Valsalva aneurysm spontaneously dissecting into the interventricular septum in a rare case of Behcet's disease.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Cardiology, Shenzhen People's Hospital, the First Affiliated Hospital of Southern University of Science and Technology, the Second Clinical Medical College of Jinan University, 1017 Dongmen North Road, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jey218DOI Listing
January 2019

Surgical repair of a ruptured congenital sinus of Valsalva aneurysm: 10-year experience with 286 cases.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Jan 8. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

Objectives: Surgical intervention is the main treatment for a ruptured congenital sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA). However, reports on the surgical experience are scarce. We retrospectively analysed the cases of our centre to summarize our 10-year experience. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy437DOI Listing
January 2019
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Stabilized Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm After CoreValve Implantation.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2019 Jan;12(1):103-105

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, New Tokyo Hospital, Matsudo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2018.10.011DOI Listing
January 2019

Sinus of Valsalva rupture in a patient with a mechanical aortic prosthesis: aneurysm dissecting into the interventricular septum.

Kardiol Pol 2018 ;76(12):1742

First Department of Cardiology, Medical University in Gdansk, Debinki 7, 80-952 Gdansk, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5603/KP.2018.0235DOI Listing
January 2018

Left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm presenting as myocardial ischemia.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Oct 10. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.070DOI Listing
October 2018

The relationship between serum apelin levels and aortic dilatation in bicuspid aortic valve patients.

Congenit Heart Dis 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Department of Cardiology, Katip Çelebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey.

Objective: The bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is the most common congenital heart disease. The process of aortic dilatation is not completely clear in patients with the BAV. Apelin is a peptide found at high levels in vascular endothelial cells which has a role in vascular regulation and cardiovascular function. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/chd.12718
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/chd.12718DOI Listing
November 2018
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Severe compression of the left circumflex coronary artery by a large sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2018 Nov 3. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

Department of Cardiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, 11030, USA; Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, USA; The Feinstein Institute for Medical Reseach at Northwell Health, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcct.2018.11.001DOI Listing
November 2018

Left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm: Rare disease, rarer presentation.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Oct 27. Epub 2018 Oct 27.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.10.070DOI Listing
October 2018
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[Aortic Root Pseudoaneurysm due to Avulsion of Aortic Valve Commissure Following to Infective Endocarditis;Report of a case].

Kyobu Geka 2018 Nov;71(12):1027-1030

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Ishinomaki Hospital, Ishinomaki, Japan.

A 40-year-old man presented to our hospital with fever and slight palpitation. The echocardiogram revealed bicuspid aortic valve, massive aortic regurgitation, and aneurysm of Valsalva sinus. Operative findings showed an aortic root pseudoaneurysm originating just below the avulsion of the right to left commissure. Read More

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November 2018
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Age-related presentation of acute type A aortic dissection.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2018 Nov 31;26(9):659-666. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre, Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust, Southampton, UK.

Background: We evaluated the clinical and anatomic presentations of acute type A aortic dissection according to patient age.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 235 consecutive patients who underwent acute type A dissection repair between January 2000 and December 2014. The influence of age on anatomical and clinical presentation, surgical management in the entire cohort and also after exclusion of patients with known connective tissue disorders was assessed using logistic regression. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0218492318810087DOI Listing
November 2018
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[Safety and efficacy of transcatheter closure of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm].

Zhonghua Xin Xue Guan Bing Za Zhi 2018 Oct;46(10):799-803

Department of Congenital Heart Disease, General Hospital of Shenyang Military Command, Institute of Cardiovascular Disease of People's Liberation Army, Shenyang 110016, China.

To investigate the safety and efficacy of transcatheter closure of ruptured sinus of Valsava aneurysm(RSVA). A total of 33 RSVA patients underwent transcatheter closure from January 2006 to March 2017 in our hospital were included in this retrospective study. The RSVA was diagnosed by echocardiography. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0253-3758.2018.10.007DOI Listing
October 2018
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Spontaneous rupture of right aortic sinus of Valsalva leading to massive cystic dissection of interventricular septum and complete heart block.

Echocardiography 2018 12 18;35(12):2109-2112. Epub 2018 Oct 18.

Cardiology B Department of CHU Ibn Sina, Rabat, Morocco.

The interventricular septal dissection is an uncommon, and is occasionally associated with sinus of Valsalva aneurysm. A spontaneous dissection with a normal sinus of Valsalva is extremely rare and is mostly a result of a congenital defect. We report the case of a 23-year-old male admitted for complete heart block and presenting as an incidental finding during the TTE multiple and huge cystic-like mass in the interventricular septum (IVS) which is the TTE characteristic of IVS dissection. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/echo.14166
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/echo.14166DOI Listing
December 2018
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Safety and efficacy of percutaneous closure of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.

EuroIntervention 2018 Dec 20;14(12):e1288-e1294. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Centre of Structural Heart Disease, Fuwai Hospital and National Centre for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

Aims: The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of percutaneous closure in patients with a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (RSVA).

Methods And Results: A total of 29 patients with RSVA were retrospectively enrolled in our study. All patients were successfully treated by percutaneous closure and had a complete closure at discharge; however, two patients had a trivial procedure-related aortic regurgitation (AR) after the procedure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJ-D-18-00294DOI Listing
December 2018
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Sinus of valsalva aneurysm rupturing into main pulmonary artery: A rare paediatric cardiac emergency.

J Pak Med Assoc 2018 Jul;68(7):1113-1114

Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi.

Congenital Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is a rare congenital cardiac disease. Most common site of origin is the right sinus. It ruptures into right ventricle or right atrium most of the times. Read More

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July 2018
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Spontaneous Rupture of Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Presenting as Perivalvular Hematoma.

J Cardiovasc Echogr 2018 Jul-Sep;28(3):201-203

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

Acute rupture of sinus of Valsalva often presents as an acute emergency with significant hemodynamic compromise whereas contained rupture of sinus of Valsalva with a perivalvular hematoma formation is rarely seen. We describe the case of a 63-year-old male who presented with acute shortness of breath and was found to have rupture of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) with a perivalvular hematoma and severe aortic regurgitation. We also review the presentation, diagnosis, and management of SVAs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_6_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6172882PMC
October 2018
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Giant right coronary artery aneurysm complicated by a fistula to the right atrium, mimicking a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Oct 2;2018. Epub 2018 Oct 2.

Department of Cardiology, Japanese Red Cross Ashikaga Hospital, Ashikaga, Japan.

Patients with a coronary aneurysm alone do not generally exhibit continuous murmurs; however, murmurs may be detected in the presence of a fistula. A 57-year-old woman with chest pain was referred to us with a suspected diagnosis of a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm owing to the presence of a continuous murmur that was detected on physical examination. However, CT revealed a giant right coronary artery aneurysm draining into the right atrium. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-226197DOI Listing
October 2018
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Left coronary artery stricture cause by a huge sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2018 Oct 30;26(8):640. Epub 2018 Sep 30.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Center, Akane-Foundation Tsuchiya General Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0218492318805341DOI Listing
October 2018
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Giant sinus of Valsalva aneurysm causing acute myocardial infarction and repaired by valve-sparing partial aortic root remodelling.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 Sep 25. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy330DOI Listing
September 2018
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[Contained rupture of the non-coronary sinus of Valsalva aneurysm into the right atrium (Sakakibara type IV) treated by surgery].

Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 2018 Nov 7;67(5):388-393. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Service de cardiologie, unité de soins intensif cardiologiques et cardiologie interventionnelle, centre hospitalier d'Argenteuil, hôpital Victor Dupouy, 69, rue du Lieutenant Colonel Prudhon, 95100 Argenteuil, France.

A 26-year-old woman of Cap Verdean origin was admitted to emergency unit with chest pain and dyspnea. Because of sinus tachycardia without any other electrocardiogram abnormalities, high NT-pro BNP level, and weakly positive cardiac troponin I and D-dimer levels, an aortic and pulmonary non ECG-gated CT-angiography was performed that excluded pulmonary embolism and aortic dissection. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) showed a contained rupture of the non-coronary sinus of Valsalva aneurysm sized 23 to 24mm into the right atrium. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ancard.2018.08.001DOI Listing
November 2018
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Ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm with tetralogy of Fallot in an adult.

J Card Surg 2018 Oct 2;33(10):688-690. Epub 2018 Sep 2.

Cardiothoracic Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

A combination of ruptured sinus of Valsalva (RSOV) aneurysm with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a very rare condition. We report a 32-year-old male who underwent repair of a RSOV aneurysm with TOF. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jocs.13803
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.13803DOI Listing
October 2018
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External Aortic Root Support to Prevent Aortic Dilatation in Patients With Marfan Syndrome.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 Sep;72(10):1095-1105

Cardiovascular Research Center & Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom; National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

Background: Personalized external aortic root support (PEARS) was introduced in 2004 for prevention of aortic root dilatation in Marfan patients. The individual's aortic root is replicated by 3-dimensional printing. A polymer mesh sleeve is manufactured, which is implanted with the aim to support and stabilize the aortic wall. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S07351097183544
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.06.053DOI Listing
September 2018
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Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm and Gerbode Defects: Patient and Procedural Selection: the Key to Optimising Outcomes.

Curr Cardiol Rep 2018 Aug 20;20(10):90. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

Purpose Of Review: In this review, we reflect on the historical background, clinical features and imaging techniques used to assess Gerbode defects and sinus of Valsalva aneurysms. We aim to review the evolution of treatment strategies and the progression towards less invasive management for these conditions.

Recent Findings: While transthoracic echocardiography is often diagnostic, transesophageal echocardiography (2D and 3D) has improved our understanding of these defects and allowed us to more accurately define their anatomy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11886-018-1038-zDOI Listing

Chain pain following cardiac surgery in a 35-year-old man.

Heart 2019 Feb 18;105(3):234-243. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

Department of Cardiology, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg-NHC, Strasbourg, France.

Clinical Introduction: A 35-year-old man with multiple cardiovascular risk factors presented with a recent history of fever and acute heart failure. His initial echocardiogram showed evidence of severe aortic regurgitation due to ongoing Preoperative coronary angiography revealed no coronary abnormalities. Urgent aortic valve replacement was performed and a 29 mm St Jude mechanical valve was implanted. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313577DOI Listing
February 2019
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[Valve sparing aortic root replacement (David Procedure) in 36 year - old woman with the Marfan syndrome at the 27th week of pregnancy].

Khirurgiia (Mosk) 2018 (8):75-77

Federal Center for Cardiovascular Surgery, Healthcare Ministry of the Russian Federation, Penza, Russia.

The article presents a clinical case of valve sparing aortic root replacement (David Procedure) in 36 year - old woman with the Marfan syndrome at the 27th week of gestation followed by successful prolongation of pregnancy. Indications for reconstructive intervention with cardiopulmonary bypass were: severe aortic valve insufficiency, Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm (66 mm) and the ascending aorta dilatation (53 mm) with a rapid increase of aortic root dimension (12 mm during 9 weeks). The patient underwent a valve sparing aortic root replacement according to David procedure using Gelweave Valsalva graft (Vascutec) No 28 The time of cardiopulmonary bypass was 137 minutes; the time of aortic cross-clamping was 107 minutes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17116/hirurgia2018875DOI Listing
January 2018
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Segmental aortic stiffness in patients with bicuspid aortic valve compared with first-degree relatives.

Heart 2019 Jan 4;105(2):130-136. Epub 2018 Aug 4.

Pôle cardiovasculaire, Centre de Référence des Maladies Vasculaires Rares, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, APHP, Paris, France.

Aims: To compare the stiffness index in patients with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) with first-degree relatives at each segment of the thoracic ascending aorta and to compare segmental analysis of aortic stiffness in association with BAV morphotype and function.

Methods: 219 patients with BAV and 148 first-degree relatives (without BAV) were consecutively included at a reference centre for BAV. Ultrasound assessment of aortic and carotid stiffness was based on the variation of the segmental arterial diameters during the cardiac cycle and on blood pressure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313232DOI Listing
January 2019
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Echocardiographic evaluation of aorta to right atrial fistula secondary to ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm.

Ann Card Anaesth 2018 Jul-Sep;21(3):313-314

Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA.

We present the case of a 37 year old male who presented with new onset dyspnea, tachycardia, palpitations, and chest tightness. His initial work up demonstrated a dilated pulmonary artery with reflux of contrast dye in to the IVC. Transthoracic echocardiogram identified a "windsock" appearance indicating Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) and severe aortic regurgitation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/aca.ACA_229_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6078030PMC
July 2018
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[Application of Combined Special Staining in the Observation of Vascular Pathology].

Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 2018 Jun;40(3):360-364

Department of Pathology,Beijing Anzhen Hospital,Capital University of Medical Science,Beijing 100029,China.

Objective To evaluate the value of combined special staining technique in observing pathological changes in blood vessels. Methods Totally 999 vascular specimen were harvested from patients with complete medical records,clear diagnosis,and age≥18 years in the Pathology Department of Beijing Anzhen Hospital from January 2014 to September 2017.All specimen were stained with HE,Verhoef-Van Gieson,AB/PAS,and Masson. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3881/j.issn.1000-503X.2018.03.011DOI Listing

Sinus of valsalva aneurysm associated with a left main coronary artery dissection.

J Card Surg 2018 08 1;33(8):455-457. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

Department of Cardiology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.13749DOI Listing
August 2018
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Evaluation of an incidental cardiac finding in a patient with bronchitis.

Heart 2018 Sep 22;104(17):1469-1470. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA.

CLINICAL INTRODUCTION: A 63-year-old man with HIV presented with 1 month of dyspnoea and productive cough without orthopnoea. He was afebrile with normal blood pressure, borderline tachycardia and mild pulmonary wheezing. He had exertional hypoxia requiring 4 L per minute of oxygen. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313412DOI Listing
September 2018
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An unusual case of giant aneurysm of the noncoronary sinus of Valsalva with rupture into the left ventricular outflow tract along with distortion of the mitral valve.

Echocardiography 2018 09 19;35(9):1467-1470. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Department of Echocardiography, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Jilin, China.

Aneurysms of the aortic sinus are well-known clinical entities that can bulge into adjacent heart chambers or vessels. They usually reside in the right ventricle and very rarely bulge into the left ventricle causing mitral valve deformation. A 47-year-old man was admitted for shortness of breath and chest pain after exertion. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/echo.14058DOI Listing
September 2018
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Congenital Aorto-Right Ventricular Fistula Associated with Pulmonary Hypertension in an Old Female Patient.

J Cardiovasc Echogr 2018 Apr-Jun;28(2):141-142

Department of Cardiology, Santa Maria Hospital GVM Care and Research, Bari, Italy.

We report a late clinical presentation of an aorto-right ventricular fistula (RVF) extending from the right sinus of Valsalva into the RV outflow tract with significant left-to-right shunt and severe pulmonary hypertension. A three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiogram and a chest-computed tomography scans were performed to better characterize the abnormality. Aorto- RVF can be either congenital or acquired, secondary to endocarditis, Valsalva aneurysm rupture, chest trauma, or aortic dissection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_58_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5989549PMC
June 2018
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Rupture of Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm into Left Atrium in a Patient who is a Candidate for Hepatic Transplantation.

J Cardiovasc Echogr 2018 Apr-Jun;28(2):130-132

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.

Sinus of valsalva aneurysm (SVA) is a rare cardiac disease. The most common complication of SVA is rupture into the right atrium or right ventricle. Rupture into the left chambers is very rare. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_8_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5989546PMC
June 2018
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A case report of pseudoaneurysm of left sinus of Valsalva invaded into the left ventricle with severe aortic regurgitation.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 Jun 7;13(1):63. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Jinju Hospital, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, Jinju, Republic of Korea.

Background: The pseudoaneurysms of sinus of Valsalva is an uncommon and serious complication of an infection, trauma, or after cardiac surgery or procedure. Pseudoaneurysms of sinus of Valsalva from left is rare. We describe a case of pseudoaneurysm of the left coronary sinus of Valsalva invaded into the left ventricle (LV) diagnosed by transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), transesophageal ecoccardiography (TEE), and multiple detector computed tomography (MDCT). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13019-018-0754-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5992747PMC
June 2018
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Case Image: Connection between the right coronary artery and the coronary sinus vein resembling a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.

Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 2018 06;46(4):326

Department of Cardiology, Tehran Heart Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5543/tkda.2017.06060DOI Listing

Two rare missense mutations in the fibrillin‑1 gene associated with atypical cardiovascular manifestations in a Chinese patient affected by Marfan syndrome.

Mol Med Rep 2018 Jul 22;18(1):877-881. Epub 2018 May 22.

Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Yangtze University, Jingzhou, Hubei 434000, P.R. China.

The present report aimed to evaluate the results of screen mutations of the fibrillin (FBN) 1 gene and analyze the symptoms in one Chinese patient clinically diagnosed with Marfan syndrome (MFS). Clinical data were collected and FBN1 gene sequencing was performed. Genomic DNA was extracted from the blood sample of the patient. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/mmr.2018.9041DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6059719PMC
July 2018
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Syncope and right-sided heart failure due to right ventricular outflow tract obstruction by giant sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.

Cardiol J 2018 ;25(2):281-282

Edremit State Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Edremit, Balikesir, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5603/CJ.2018.0037DOI Listing
December 2018
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Valve-sparing repair of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm: Does early success predict long-term durability?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Aug 4;156(2):e85-e86. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.115DOI Listing
August 2018
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Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva: An Unusual Cause of Heart Failure.

Authors:
Laxman Dubey

J Cardiovasc Echogr 2018 Jan-Mar;28(1):65-66

Department of Cardiology, Crimson Hospital, Rupandehi, Nepal.

A 35-year-old male patient presented with heart failure. On examination, there was a continuous murmur over the left sternum. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed a ruptured aneurysm arising from the noncoronary sinus of Valsalva and draining into the right atrium. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_41_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5875141PMC

Rapid growth of thrombus formation in the unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm following coronary angiography.

J Echocardiogr 2018 Dec 5;16(4):182-184. Epub 2018 Apr 5.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12574-018-0378-4DOI Listing
December 2018
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Emergency valve-sparing aortic root replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting for giant left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm presenting as acute coronary syndrome.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Aug 10;156(2):e81-e84. Epub 2018 Mar 10.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.009DOI Listing
August 2018
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Double helical suture for transaortic closure of the sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.

J Card Surg 2018 Mar 11;33(3):151-152. Epub 2018 Mar 11.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.13557DOI Listing
March 2018
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Quadricuspid Aortic Valve With Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Jul 5;106(1):e43. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, Essex, United Kingdom.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00034975183027
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.01.082DOI Listing
July 2018
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Un-ruptured Non-Coronary Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm with Complete Heart Block.

Pak J Med Sci 2017 Nov-Dec;33(6):1531-1533

Dr. M. Asad Bilal Awan, FCPS. Department of Cardiology, National Institute of Cardiovascular disease, Karachi, Pakistan.

Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is a rare cardiac anomaly with wide spectrum of clinical presentation ranging from asymptomatic state to dreadful complications due to compression of vital surrounding structures or aortic dissection. There are only few reported cases of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm presented with cardiac arrhythmias including complete heart block. We herein, present a case of a 50 year male who presented with complete heart block. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12669/pjms.336.13285DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5768859PMC

A case of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm and reversible flow-induced pulmonary hypertension.

Pulm Circ 2018 Apr-Jun;8(2):2045894018760656. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada.

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) in adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) and significant systemic-to-pulmonary shunting is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. Its pathophysiology is incompletely understood, but involves a flow-induced pulmonary arteriopathy characterized by endothelial cell dysfunction and vascular remodeling that alters pulmonary arterial vasoreactivity. There is a paucity of literature linking PH with left-to-right shunting due to ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysms (SOVA). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2045894018760656DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5888825PMC
February 2018
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Coronary Artery Abnormalities as the Cause of Sudden Cardiac Death: A 20-Year Review.

Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2018 Jun;39(2):114-118

From the Departments of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

In this case series, we delve into the database of medicolegal cases of the Forensic Pathology Department at Hamilton Health Sciences in Hamilton Ontario from the last 20 years (1996-2017), and review cases of sudden cardiac death due to coronary artery abnormalities. We found 17 cases that fit the criteria, which gave us an incidence of 1.34 per 1000 cases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAF.0000000000000387DOI Listing
June 2018
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Anomalous Coronary Artery Origin in a Young Patient with Marfan Syndrome.

Case Rep Cardiol 2017 21;2017:3861923. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Heart Institute (InCor), University of São Paulo Medical School, Enéas de Carvalho de Aguiar Avenue 44, 05403-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder that affects connective tissue and is caused by mutations in the fibrillin 1 gene present at chromosome 15. Aortic aneurysm is its main complication, and along the dilation of the aorta root and its descending portion (60-100%), with secondary aortic insufficiency, it increases risk of acute aortic dissection and death. Coronary artery anomalies affect between 0. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/3861923DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5752982PMC
December 2017
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Clinical outcomes of percutaneous or surgical closure of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.

Congenit Heart Dis 2018 Mar 5;13(2):305-310. Epub 2018 Feb 5.

Department of Congenital Heart Disease, General Hospital of Shenyang Military Command, Shenyang, People's Republic of China.

Objective: To evaluate the clinical efficacy, safety, and long-term outcomes of percutaneous closure (PC) and surgical repair of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (RSVA).

Methods: Eighty-five consecutive patients with RSVA were included in this study. Patients were considered candidates for PC if they met the criterion, surgical repair was performed on patients who were unsuitable or failed PC. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/chd.12572DOI Listing
March 2018
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Thoracic aortic aneurysm in patients with loss of function Filamin A mutations: Clinical characterization, genetics, and recommendations.

Am J Med Genet A 2018 02;176(2):337-350

Division of Genetics and Genomics, Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research, Department of Pediatrics and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

The frequency and gender distribution of thoracic aortic aneurysm as a cardiovascular manifestation of loss-of-function (LOF) X-linked FilaminA (FLNA) mutations are not known. Furthermore, there is very limited cardiovascular morbidity or mortality data in children and adults. We analyzed cardiac data on the largest series of 114 patients with LOF FLNA mutations, both children and adults, with periventricular nodular heterotopia (PVNH), including 48 study patients and 66 literature patients, median age of 22. Read More

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February 2018
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