A Mysterious Crescent in the Heart: Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva Dissecting Interatrial Septum, Multimodality Imaging, and Full Recovery


Atici A., Demirkiran A., Karaayvaz E. B. , Surmen S., Ugurlucan M. , Umman B. , ...Daha Fazla

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, cilt.33, ss.1095-1097, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/echo.13216
  • Dergi Adı: ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1095-1097

Özet

A 59-year-old man who was admitted to the emergency department with new and spontaneous onset of fatigue, dyspnea, and palpitations. There was neither a history of trauma, chest pain, nor infection. Transthoracic two- and three-dimensional echocardiography and computer tomography demonstrated sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rupture dissecting interatrial septum and leading to a huge thrombus formation in it. The diagnosis with multimodality imaging performed within hours, and urgent surgery saved the patient's life.