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Journal of Research and Development

Journal of Research and Development
Open Access

ISSN: 2311-3278

Niña P. Castillo

Philippines

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  • Abstract   
    Ruptured Dilated Right Coronary Sinus of Valsalva with Ventricular Septal Defect
    Author(s): Niña P. Castillo

    Ventricular septal defects account for 10 percent of congenital heart diseases in adults. They can either occur alone, or in combination with other cardiac anomalies. Ventricular septal defects, and more commonly aortic valve regurgitation and bicuspid aortic valve, are frequently associated with ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysms. Rupture of the aneurysm is the most common complication, which commonly protrude and rupture into the right ventricle or right atrium. We present the case of a 27-year old male who was admitted because of lightheadedness and dizziness. The patient had a history of .. View More»

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