Cross-sectional imaging of sinus of Valsalva aneurysms: Lessons learned

Mina F. Hanna, Nagina Malguria, Sachin S. Saboo, Kirk G. Jordan, Michael Landay, Brian B. Ghoshhajra, Suhny Abbara

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Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm, dilatation of one or more of the aortic sinuses, is a rare but important aortic root defect, which can be a cause of some serious cardiac sequels. The purpose of this article is to review the etiopathogenesis, relevant anatomy, clinical manifestations, potential complications, multimodality imaging features, and management of this rare but important entity of sinus of Valsalva.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)339-346
Number of pages8
JournalDiagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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