Ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm in adult age; percutaneous closure with occluder device. Report of three successful cases. Ruptura de aneurisma del seno. Ruptura espontánea de un aneurisma del seno de Valsalva a la aurícula derecha en una paciente con aneurisma del septum interatrial. Pedro López– Velarde. Los aneurismas del seno de Valsalva (ASV) son defectos raros que representan el % de todas las cardiopatías congénitas. Son más.

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The latter is consequence of an incomplete fusion of the distal bulbar septum that separates the pulmonary artery from the aorta and piece together with the fibrous annulus of the aortic valve. Aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva ASV is a rare cardiac abnormality, occurring in 0. Int J Cardiol ; An otherwise year-old healthy male had in his medical valsala the antecedent of an “innocent heart murmur” in his childhood.

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A ten year rev’ew of anehrisma sinus of Valsalva: A continuous murmur was auscultated in the precordial area. Aneurysms of the sinus of Valsalva: The place of rupture was shown with color flow imaging, revealing a unidirectional continuous mosaic jet from the aorta to the right heart chamber, Figure 1A, 1B.

In order of frequency, the right origin VSA opens to the right ventricle and right atrium, pericardium, pleura and left chambers and very seldom towards the interventricular septum, pulmonary artery or superior vena cava.

Congenital sinus of Valsalva aneurysm: Resection of the aneurysm’s coat was made and replaced with vslsalva 1. This defect had all the features to be deemed an aneurysm, the cutoff criteria reported deo an autopsy study by Silver and Dorsey 1 was used.

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Also, the site towards VSA breaks depends on its location.

The echocardiogram revealed ruptured VSA of 8 mm into the right ventricle and mild aortic regurgitation. The percutaneous transcatheter approach has the advantage that avoids the complications of sternotomy and cardiopulmonary bypass.

They may be congenital or acquired. Eventhough the first report of a Valsalva aneurysm diagnosed by echocardiography was in12 currently the gold standard for the diagnosis of these lesions continues to be cardiac catheterization with aortography.

The etiology of all three cases was congenital. Inasmuch this technique is relatively new, it is necessary to observe and follow treated patients over the time to document any complication. The two males had sudden chest pain.

Inthe first description of VSA was made by Thurman in a necropsy. J Cardiovasc Surg, 35pp. A 32 years-old woman without cardiovascular risk factors and no previous cardiovascular disease, began to have progressive dyspnea, palpitations and lower limbs edema, after chest trauma.

In fact, this is the characteristic clinical finding, obliging to a differential diagnosis with other causes of continuous murmur. Report of three successful cases. Ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm in adult age; percutaneous closure with occluder device. The coexistence of sinus of Valsalva aneurysms and atrial septal aneurysms is very rare.

It may be clinically silent for many years but these defects frequently coexist with other cardiac malformations, causing, when rupture occurs, unexpected symptoms that are not explained by the original defects. An unruptured aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva was diagnosed in childhood.

The first reports of ASV appeared in the 19 th century and Lillehei et al. Aneurysm of aortic sinuses of Valsalva due to bacterial endocarditis, with special reference to their operative management. In the follow-up, all three remain free of heart failure, without signs of significant aortic insufficiency. The percutaneous technique is more relevant due to is used in the cases of lesions cause by a primary surgery, due to the increasing risk in re-interventions.


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No association with patent foramen ovale was observed with agitated saline solution baseline and Valsalva maneuver. Traumatic sinus of Valsalva fistula and aortic valve rupture.

Without treatment, the natural evolution is a progressive dilatation of the affected tissue, leading in around one third of the patients to the rupture generally into a low pressure right heart chamber.

Transcatheter closure of a ruptured aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva.

They are more common in Asia and India, and affect more males than females in a 3: Am J Med, 65pp. Congenital aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva: Spontaneous rupture of an aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva into the right atrium, associated with an atrial septal aneurysm.

Sinus of Valsalva; Atrial septal aneurysm; Spontaneous rupture; Association of two edl malformations; Echocardiography; Aortography; Mexico. She underwent surgical correction through sinusplasty without requiring aortic valve replacement. The aortotomy showed the sinus of Valsalva aneurysm’s origin in the right coronary sinus.

Aneurisma del seno de Valsalva disecando hacia el septo interventricular en una paciente embarazada

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg ; Informe de tres casos exitosos. In all patients, percutaneous closure with an Amplatzer occluder, guided by three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography, was successfully performed. Another risk factor for aneurysm rupture is hypertension not seen in our patients.

Aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva in children and young adults.