[Recurrent aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva, the world's first case report].

  title={[Recurrent aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva, the world's first case report].},
  author={Jos{\'e} Paz Marcelo Jim{\'e}nez-Cruz and Jorge El{\'i}as Montoya-P{\'e}rez and Aquiles Valdespino-Estrada and Arturo Campos-Santaolalla and Luis Manuel {\'A}lvarez-S{\'a}nchez and J G{\'o}mez-Le{\'o}n and Juan Francisco Arregu{\'i}n-Porras},
  journal={Revista medica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social},
  volume={53 6},
An aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva is a rare cardiac anomaly (0.09% of cases in autopsy studies) . This article describes the case of a male patient, 58 years old with a history of smoking and surgery for the correction of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm 31 years before, with no record of approach or type of surgery. His condition began five months before his admission with atypical chest pain. Echocardiographic diagnosis of severe aortic regurgitation, finding recurrent aneurysm of sinus of… CONTINUE READING