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Cardiovascular Imaging - Review
Cross-sectional imaging of sinus of Valsalva aneurysms: lessons learned
1 Department of Radiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA; Department of Radiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging, UT Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA  
2 Department of Radiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.  
3 Department of Radiology, Cardiac Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.  
Diagn Interv Radiol 2017; 23: 339-346
DOI: 10.5152/dir.2017.16522
Abstract

Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm, dilatation of one or more of the aortic sinuses, is a rare but important aortic root defect, which can be a cause of some serious cardiac sequels. The purpose of this article is to review the etiopathogenesis, relevant anatomy, clinical manifestations, potential complications, multimodality imaging features, and management of this rare but important entity of sinus of Valsalva.

 

You may cite this article as: Hanna MF, Malguria N, Saboo SS, et al. Cross-sectional imaging of sinus of Valsalva aneurysms: lessons learned. Diagn Interv Radiol 2017; 23: Diagn Interv Radiol 2017; 23:339–346.

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