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Case report - Interventional cardiology

Transcatheter closure of ruptured sinus Valsalva aneurysm with retrograde approach


Erciyes Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Çocuk Kardiyoloji Bilim Dalı, Kayseri

Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology 2014; 42: 299-301
DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2014.94658
Read: 288 Downloads: 104 Published: 01 July 2021

A three-year-old girl with multiple heart malformations admitted to the pediatric cardiology unit because of excessive sweating and fatigue. Abnormal color Doppler flow was detected into the right atrium from the dilated coronary sinus on the echocardiographic examination, and ruptured sinus Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) was diagnosed. Although in most such cases, an antegrade transcatheter approach has been used, a retrograde approach can be used as a cost-effective treatment modality in those cases with selective high-risk surgery. In this report, we present a patient with ruptured SVA, which was closed via Amplatzer vascular plug-4 by retrograde approach.

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