Jaafar Rhissassi

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Multiple thoracic hydatid disease is rare. Cardiovascular localisation is exceptional. Clinical, radiological and even electrocardiographic signs are not specific. The diagnosis is often difficult. We report a case of multiple pulmonary hydatid disease associated to a hydatid cyst of the infundibulum of the pulmonary artery. This is presented in a young(More)
A 4 year-old male presented with effort dyspnea, and was diagnosed as atrioventricular canal defects. This finding was confirmed by open heart surgery, and a congenital double orifice mitral valve was discovered. The septal defect was closed but the double orifice mitral valve was respected because of the absence of hemodynamic disturbance. We report this(More)
UNLABELLED The objective of this work was to study the indications, techniques and results of closed heart mitral commissurotomy in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis in Morocco. METHODS All patients who had undergone closed heart mitral commissurotomy for rheumatic mitral stenosis, operated between 1999 and 2008 were collected in this study. Mitral(More)
Hydatid cysts of the heart are very rare in child. In this report we describe an interesting and unique case of an 8-year-old boy with a large cardiac intracavitary hydatid cyst filling the left ventricle. Echocardiography, computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and serologic test were necessary for the diagnosis. Once assessing the diagnosis,(More)
Congenital left ventricular aneurysm is rare, poorly understood and potentially lethal. It usually occurs in isolation. Its combination with mitral insufficiency is an uncommon entity. Because the literature on this kind of aneurysms consists of case reports and small series described especially in children, we report here an interesting and unique case of(More)
L'atteinte artérielle au cours de la maladie de Behçet survient chez 2 à 12% des patients et se traduit par des lésions oblitérantes et/ou anévrysmales prédominant sur les gros troncs. Les complications cardiaques sont plus rares (1 à 6%) touchant les trois tuniques. En revanche, les anévrysmes de l'aorte ascendante associés à une insuffisance aortique(More)