Journal Article

A rare cause of AV block III: aneurysm of the right ventricular inflow tract due to an orifice in the right coronary sinus of valsalva

Tatiana Fleck, Martin Grabenwoger, Doris Hutschala and Ernst Wolner

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Published on behalf of European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Volume 24, issue 3, pages 455-457
Published in print September 2003 | ISSN: 1010-7940
Published online September 2003 | e-ISSN: 1873-734X | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1010-7940(03)00338-5
A rare cause of AV block III: aneurysm of the right ventricular inflow tract due to an orifice in the right coronary sinus of valsalva

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An otherwise symptom free and healthy patient presented with new onset AV block III. Computer tomography revealed an aneurysm of the right ventricular inflow tract with compression of the AV node. Surgical excision and repair with a patch was performed.

Keywords: AV Block III; Sinus of valsalva; Aneurysm; Surgical repair

Journal Article.  978 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anatomy ; Professional Development in Medicine ; Cardiothoracic Surgery ; Cardiovascular Medicine

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