Echocardiographic diagnosis of sinus Valsalva aneurysm rupture in two pediatric patients


Oztunc F., Akalin F., Polat B., Bilal M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.41, ss.127-132, 1999 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 41 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 1999
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.127-132

Özet

Sinus Valsalva aneurysm rupture (SVAR) is a rare cardiac abnormality that requires surgical correction when diagnosed. previously, cardiac catheterization and angiography were thought to be necessary for its diagnosis. We present two pediatric cases of SVAR with subarterial ventricular septal defect (VSD) diagnosed noninvasively by echocardiography; surgical findings confirmed the diagnosis. In both of our cases the origin of SVAR was the right coronary sinus. The first case was ruptured into the right ventricular cavity; the second was ruptured into the right ventricular outflow tract,