Intervalvular fibrosa pseudoaneurysm with projectile shunt flow to left atrium.

@article{Ueno2008IntervalvularFP,
  title={Intervalvular fibrosa pseudoaneurysm with projectile shunt flow to left atrium.},
  author={Tetsuya Ueno and Ryuzo Sakata and Yoshifumi Iguro and Hiroyuki Yamamoto},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={727-9}
}
We report a case of intervalvular fibrosa pseudoaneurysm, causing massive shunt flow from the left ventricle below the left coronary cusp to the left atrium above the anterior mitral annulus, which was clearly demonstrated on preoperative three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Superior extension of the right-sided left atriotomy toward the pseudoaneurysm, combined with transection of aorta and main pulmonary artery, provided its sufficient exposure. Its opening to the left… CONTINUE READING