Sinus of Valsalva aneurysms and application of surgical.
Recurrent or newly developing aortic regurgitation is a critical problem after the repair of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.
Ruptured sinus Valsalva aneurysms, though rare, can have poor prognosis in the case of delated diagnosis. An important diagnostic contribution brings the transthoracic echocardiography which confirms the diagnosis and allow the fastest possible surgical treatment without which the patient outcome would be potentially life threatening.
A ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rarely accompanies the aortic valve endocarditis. A 40 year old female presented with low threshold exertional dyspnea and fever. Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography showed ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm in right ventricle with multiple vegetations at the aortic root.
We are happy to report that this patient made a full recovery from his sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rupture. (cathlabdigest.com) Ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm developped forty years after aortic valve replacement by Starr-Edwards mechanical valve Cite this: The Pan African Medical Journal. 2015 (panafrican-med-journal.com). Rupture of sinus of valsalva aneurysm: earliest presentation in.
Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SOVA), a congenital or acquired cardiac defect that is present in roughly 0.09% of the general population, often presents as an incidental finding during cardiac imaging. Although an echocardiogram is the standard imaging technique for such findings, cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA) has been increasingly utilized.
Analyses of these cases revealed that ruptured aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva in Oriental patients compared with Western series is characterized by a higher incidence (5 times), more aneurysms.
Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) is a rare cardiac malformation, frequently originating from the right coronary sinus and less frequently from the noncoronary and left coronary sinuses. Since the first successful repair reported by Lillehei and colleagues in 1957,1 different surgical techniques including primary closure, patch closure, and different approaches (transaortic, transatrial.