Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Initially Misdiagnosed as Ventricular Septal Defect by Echocardiography

AUTHORS

Alireza Moaref 1 , Sasan Afifi 1 , M Jannati 1 , Gholam Reza Rezaian 1 , *

1 Cardiovascular Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

How to Cite: Moaref A , Afifi S, Jannati M , Rezaian G R. Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Initially Misdiagnosed as Ventricular Septal Defect by Echocardiography, Int Cardio Res J. 2009 ; 3(2):e68471.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

International Cardiovascular Research Journal: 3 (2); e68471
Published Online: June 30, 2009
Article Type: Letter
Received: March 11, 2018
Accepted: June 30, 2009
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Abstract

A 42-years-old woman presented with palpitation. Her symptoms aggravated since 2 years ago, and developed
palpitation and syncope during its last six months. Her symptoms continued despite the medical therapy. During
heart monitoring in CCU, she developed a narrow QRS complex tachycardia with rate of 150 beats/min. After
radiofrequency energy was done for her. No arrhythmia was induced after radiofrequency ablation. The patient
was discharged and during follow up is free of symptoms.

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