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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Atrial septal aneurysm is believed to be a disorder of connective tissue, 17 which is manifested along time in adults. Transcatheter closure of a ruptured aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva. Inthe first description of VSA was made by Thurman in a necropsy.

Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? Also, it is advisable that after the deployment of the device, an aortography and ECG have to be carried out, in order to reveal possible complications.

The electrocardiogram showed left ventricular enlargement Aneursma 2. Arch Mal Coeur, 79pp. Am J Cardiol ; Feldman D, Roman M. The aortotomy showed the sinus of Valsalva aneurysm’s origin in the right coronary sinus.

They may be congenital valalva acquired. Aneurysm of aortic sinuses of Valsalva due to bacterial endocarditis, with special reference to their operative management. 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.

The pathology was confirmed by angiotomography. Aneurysms of the sinus of Valsalva: Isolated aneurysm of the left sinus of Valsalva. Unruptured aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva into the pulmonary artery. We present three cases of VSA, comprising those of two male patients aged 19 and 25 years old and a third pertaining to a woman aged 32 years oldall of them without cardiovascular risk factors.


The latter is a better and faster diagnostic tool, especially when dealing with critically ill patients. Sakakibara and Konno classification categorizes VSA in four types, the first three involve the right sinus which breaks into the right ventricle, below pulmonary leaflets type 1above the supraventricular crest type 2 or below septal leaflet of the tricuspid type 3and type 4 involve non-coronary sinus and it is directed to the right atrium above the tricuspid septal leaflet.

Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this sneurisma. 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. The etiology of all three cases was congenital.

A Report of 9 Cases. Echocardiogram showed ruptured right VSA of 10 mm diameter towards right ventricle, and aortic valve insufficiency of moderate degree Figure 3. The latter is consequence of an incomplete fusion of the distal bulbar aneueisma that separates the pulmonary artery from the aorta and piece together with the fibrous annulus of the aortic valve.

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The subsequent thinning of the middle layer of the aorta, leads to progressive dilatation over time. Aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva with report of two cases.

According to the VSA location, clinical outcomes vary. We conclude that is extremely important to have a degree high suspicion of this entity in previously asymptomatic children, with or without cardiac anomalies, who suddenly present this kind of heart failure and abrupt changes in cardiac auscultation.


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

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. Percutaneous approach was also decided, and the procedure was done successfully. Spontaneous rupture of an aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva into se right atrium, associated with an sseno septal aneurysm.

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. Resection of the aneurysm’s coat was made and replaced with a 1. In the follow-up, all three remain free of heart failure, without signs of significant aortic insufficiency.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 10pp. Later coils and other devices were used as occluders.

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Aneurysm of the septum primum in adults. The diagnosis is suspected by clinical evidence of acute heart failure, with right failure predominance due to right ventricular overload.

Surgical closure of the communication was performed under extracorporeal circulation. Congenital heart disease, Valsalva sinus aneurysms, Amplatzer occlude, three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.