Angiology: Open Access

Angiology: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9495


Sagar Mali

Department of Cardiology, India

  • Case Report   
    Submitral Aneurysm Secondary to Infective Endocarditis: Review of Literature and Case Report
    Author(s): Chaudappa Shakapur, Mahesh Honnalli and Sagar Mali*

    Submitral aneurysm is seldom reported worldwide. It is thought to be caused by weakness in the cardiac musculature due to abnormal embryogenesis. Mostly these aneurysms were reported from Africa in black African population. Apart from congenital cause, many other causes have been put forth as its etiology. Among these endocarditis is a known infective etiology. Submitral aneurysm secondary to left sided infective endocarditis is rare. The definitive diagnostic modality and treatment of submitral aneurysm remains echocardiography and surgical correction of aneurysm respectively. The submitral aneurysms as well as infective endocarditis both are known independent risk factors for thromboembolic events and subsequent stroke increasing both morbidity and mortality. The management of su.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9495.19.7.229

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