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You are here: Contents > 2006 > Volume 15 Number 1 January 2006 > CASE REPORTS > Massive Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency Associated with Double Pulmonary Artery and Ascending Aorta Aneurysm

Massive Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency Associated with Double Pulmonary Artery and Ascending Aorta Aneurysm

Ghassan Naja, Georges Fayad, Thomas Modine, Christophe Decoene, Richard Azzaoui, Benoît Larrue, Henri Warembourg

Service de Chirurgie Cardiovasculaire, Service d’Anesthésie Réanimation Cardiologique, Hôpital Cardiologique, CHRU de Lille, France

A case is reported of aneurysm of both the ascending aorta and pulmonary artery, associated with massive pulmonary valve insufficiency. Pulmonary artery aneurysm is a rare condition of unknown natural history; therapeutic management has not yet been established. Pulmonary valve

insufficiency is also rare, with reported etiologies comprising mainly pulmonary valve anomalies. A comparative review of the literature relating to the diagnosis and therapeutic management of the condition is provided.
The Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2006;15:146-148

Massive Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency Associated with Double Pulmonary Artery and Ascending Aorta Aneurysm

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