Chapter 13. Congenital Aneurysms of the Sinus of Valsalva

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch13

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Congenital Aneurysms of the Sinus of Valsalva, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch13

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • congenital aneurysms of sinus of Valsalva;
  • aneurysms with ventricular septal defect and aortic regurgitation;
  • normal aortic elastic and medial muscle absence;
  • ruptured aneurysms predominating;
  • aortic regurgitation;
  • ruptured aneurysms outnumbering unruptured aneurysms;
  • postoperative morbidity;
  • fistulae closure and catheter-introduced devices;
  • catheter-based interventions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References