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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28983175/isolated-supravalvular-aortic-stenosis-with-left-ventricular-diverticulum-and-cleft-mitral-valve-surgical-repair-in-adulthood
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U M Nagamalesh, Ravi Shankar Shetty, Ravi Narayan, Anil Kumar, Ravi Naik, Sadath Uzma, K C Karthik Naidu
Supravalvular aortic stenosis is an uncommon but well characterized congenital narrowing of the ascending aorta above the level of the coronary arteries. It can be a familial disorder, can occur sporadically, or can be associated with Williams syndrome. We are reporting a very rare presentation of supravalvular aortic stenosis with associated left ventricular diverticulum and cleft mitral valve. Repair consisted of resection of the ascending aorta, patch augmentation of the aortic root, and mitral valve repair...
October 2017: Journal of the Saudi Heart Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28838526/congenital-left-ventricular-diverticulum-complicated-by-ventricular-fibrillation
#2
Manabu Yamasaki, Naoto Kawamatsu, Kunihiko Yoshino, Kohei Abe, Hiroyasu Misumi
Congenital left ventricular diverticulum (CLVD) is a rare congenital anomaly and may be associated with fatal adverse events. A previously healthy 20-year-old man collapsed as a result of sudden ventricular fibrillation (VF). Despite intractable VF, he had return of spontaneous circulation with cardiopulmonary resuscitation and subsequent introduction of venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). After ECMO was discontinued, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging revealed CLVD at the posterolateral wall of the left ventricle...
September 2017: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28728073/sudden-perinatal-death-due-to-rupture-of-congenital-cardiac-diverticulum-pathological-findings-and-medico-legal-investigations-in-malpractice-charge
#3
Matteo Marchesi, Michele Boracchi, Guendalina Gentile, Francesca Maghin, Riccardo Zoja
Congenital diverticula of the left ventricle, very rare malformations, are determined by an abnormal embryonic development of the ventricular wall and can be isolated or associated to other cardiac anomalies. In most of the cases, these pathologies are not symptomatic and in some patients can be associated to ventricular arrhythmia, cardiac rupture with tamponade and sudden death. Authors are presenting the case of a sudden death in an 8-weeks-old newborn due to rupture of a cardiac congenital diverticulum of the left ventricle, discovered only at the moment of the autopsic examination...
September 2017: Legal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28669136/left-ventricular-diverticulum-mimicking-cardiac-tumor
#4
Maciej T Wybraniec, Wojciech Wróbel, Jarosław Myszor, Katarzyna Mizia-Stec
Left ventricular (LV) diverticulum represents a rare and frequently asymptomatic congenital anomaly, which is incidentally discovered during routine transthoracic echocardiography. We present a case of a 66-year-old female patient who was admitted to the cardiology department due to incidental finding of a tumor-like mass associated with the posterior mitral leaflet. Preliminary echocardiographic evaluation revealed a solid structure, suspected of mitral annulus calcification or LV malignancy. However, cardiac contrast-enhanced computed tomography confirmed the presence of LV diverticulum, partially filled with calcified thrombus...
July 2, 2017: Echocardiography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28652674/evolution-of-ventricular-outpouching-through-the-fetal-and-postnatal-periods-unabating-dilemma-of-serial-observation-or-surgical-correction
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Niraj Kumar Dipak, Sumitra Venkatesh, Shakuntala Prabhu, Sudha Rao
Ventricular outpouching is a rare finding in prenatal sonography and the main differential diagnoses are diverticulum, aneurysm, and pseudoaneurysm in addition to congenital cysts and clefts. The various modes of fetal presentation of congenital ventricular outpouching include an abnormal four-chamber view on fetal two-dimensional echocardiogram, fetal arrhythmia, fetal hydrops, and pericardial effusion. Left ventricular aneurysm (LVA)/nonapical diverticula are usually isolated defects. Apical diverticula are always associated with midline thoracoabdominal defects (epigastric pulsating diverticulum or large omphalocele) and other structural malformations of the heart...
July 2017: Journal of the Saudi Heart Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28614975/prenatal-diagnosis-of-fetal-right-and-left-congenital-ventricular-aneurysms
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Mamatha Gowda, Shree Bharathi, Monica Thiagarajan, Tripti Aneja
AIM: To describe the ultrasonographic appearance of fetal ventricular aneurysm. METHODS: Ultrasound characteristics of two cases of prenatally diagnosed fetal ventricular aneurysm were reviewed. RESULTS: There was one case of left ventricular aneurysm diagnosed by prenatal ultrasound at 38 weeks of gestation. Another case of fetal right ventricular aneurysm was diagnosed prenatally at 36 weeks of gestation. Both the babies expired in the immediate post-natal period...
June 28, 2017: Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28460649/congenital-left-ventricular-diverticulum
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Jorge A Morales-Quispe, Cristian Aguilar, Maria Ganiku-Furujen
Congenital diverticulum of the left ventricle is a rare cardiac malformation usually associated with midline thoraco-abdominal defects and other congenital cardiac malformations.
July 2017: Cardiology in the Young
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28391520/neonatal-repair-of-left-atrial-diverticulum-with-gigantic-thrombus-without-cardiopulmonary-bypass
#8
Akihiko Higashida, Takaya Hoashi, Heima Sakaguchi, Hajime Ichikawa
A 5-day-old neonate with coarctation of the aorta, hypoplastic aortic arch, large apical muscular ventricular septal defect, and patent ductus arteriosus developed pulmonary over-circulation and systemic hypoperfusion underwent bilateral pulmonary artery banding through median sternotomy as a part of hybrid stage I palliation. At operation, left atrial diverticulum with gigantic thrombus formation at the base of the left atrial appendage was incidentally detected by intraoperative direct echocardiography, and therefore, was successfully resected with the whole thrombus inside it without use of cardiopulmonary bypass...
April 8, 2017: General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28344916/pentalogy-of-cantrell-is-echocardiography-sufficient-in-the-neonatal-period
#9
Elke Zani-Ruttenstock, Augusto Zani, Osami Honjo, Priscilla Chiu
Pentalogy of Cantrell is a rare syndrome that is characterized by varying degrees of midline wall defects and congenital cardiac anomalies. A left ventricular diverticulum (LVD) is defined as partial ectopia cordis, can be part of the pentalogy of Cantrell, and can put the patient at risk of severe complications. Early diagnosis and ligation/resection of the LVD is important to prevent complications. We report on a case of pentalogy of Cantrell, in which a LVD was diagnosed only at 2 months of age despite preceding pre- and postnatal echocardiography...
January 2017: European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28219755/a-congenital-diverticulum-of-the-left-ventricular-apex-manifested-by-stroke-and-recurrent-ventricular-tachycardia
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Gabriela Dostálová, Tomáš Paleček, Petr Kuchynka, Štěpán Havránek, Martin Mašek, Zuzana Hlubocká, Debora Karetová, Dan Wichterle, Jaroslava Dušková, Jaroslav Lindner, Aleš Linhart
Ventricular outpouchings include acquired abnormalities (aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms) and congenital ventricular diverticula (CVD). CVD represent rare cardiac pathologies. Although CVD is often associated with other cardiac and extracardiac congenital anomalies, it can also be incidentally observed in otherwise healthy subjects. CVD may lead to significant morbidity and even have lethal consequences. We describe a case of arrhythmogenic left ventricle (LV) apical CVD revealed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) after being initially overlooked by echocardiography...
May 2017: Cardiovascular Pathology: the Official Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28028007/ectopic-left-ventricular-apical-diverticulum
#11
Srinivasa Prasad, Gurbhej Singh, Deepa S Kumar, S Sivasankaran, V K Ajit Kumar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 14, 2017: European Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27906659/recurrent-cryptogenic-stroke-in-young-adult-linked-to-congenital-left-ventricular-diverticulum
#12
Nicolas Gaillard, Frederic Targosz, Jean Louis Bertrand, Denis Sablot, Zoubir Mourad Bensalah
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 15, 2016: Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27751259/an-unfortunate-case-of-subaortic-left-ventricular-diverticulum
#13
P Vinodh Kumar, Asha Moorthy
A 38-year-old man presented with exertional angina of 1-year duration. Treadmill was strongly positive. Coronary angiogram revealed a significant phasic systolic compression of the left main and the proximal left circumflex artery. Echo and MRI revealed a subaortic left ventricle diverticulum causing compression of the coronary vessels. Before the planned surgery, the patient had sudden deterioration with cardiogenic shock and could not be saved.
September 2016: Indian Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27585200/a-case-of-neonatal-heart-failure-caused-by-left-ventricular-diverticulum-successful-ecmo-support-application
#14
Ugur Gocen, Atakan Atalay, Orhan Kemal Salih
Congenital left ventricular diverticulum is a rare cardiac anomaly. During the newborn period, symptomatic patients are diagnosed with heart failure findings. We present a 23-day-old male newborn with congenital left ventricular diverticulum diagnosed during fetal echocardiographic examination. After the birth, the patient had heart failure symptoms and his echocardiographic examination showed low cardiac ejection fraction. Diverticulum was operated with endoventricular circular patch plasty (DOR) technique, and after, cardiopulmonary bypass venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support was performed because of low cardiac output syndrome...
August 23, 2016: Heart Surgery Forum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27550665/multimodality-imaging-of-a-congenital-diverticulum-of-the-left-ventricular-outflow-tract
#15
Fabiola B Sozzi, Nicolas Hugues, Filippo Civaia, Clara Alexandrescu, Laura Iacuzio
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27212863/isolated-congenital-cardiac-diverticulum-originating-from-the-left-ventricular-apex-report-of-a-pediatric-case
#16
Fahrettin Uysal, Ozlem Mehtap Bostan, Muhammed Hamza Halil Toprak, Isik Senkaya Signak, Ergun Cil
Congenital ventricular diverticulum is a rare cardiac anomaly defined as a localized protrusion of the ventricular free wall. Although, it is usually asymptomatic, complications such as embolism, infective endocarditis, and arrhythmias can occur. The diagnosis can be made by echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, or catheter angiography. Surgical resection is the treatment of choice in symptomatic patients, whereas the management of asymptomatic patients often represents a therapeutic dilemma...
May 2016: Annals of Pediatric Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27131262/a-response-to-the-letter-by-liu-et-al-surgical-correction-of-a-giant-isolated-congenital-left-ventricular-diverticulum
#17
Yunfei Ling, Qaing Fan, Yabo Wang, Qi An
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 15, 2016: International Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27114737/left-ventricular-apical-hypoplasia-case-report-on-cardiomyopathy-and-a-history-of-sudden-cardiac-death
#18
Zahra Alizadeh Sani, Mohammad Vojdanparast, Nahid Rezaeian, Azin Seifi, Sahar Omidvar Tehrani, Pouya Nezafati
BACKGROUND: Isolated left ventricular apical hypoplasia with several different unrecognized dimensions is a newly discovered congenital anomaly of the heart. CASE REPORT: In this report, we describe a case of cardiomyopathy of this type occurring in a 13-year-old male with a history of mental retardation and sudden cardiac death (SCD) of second-degree relatives. The patient was referred for an evaluation of cardiac status. An echocardiography analysis demonstrated a spherical left ventricle (LV) appearance with mild mitral regurgitation...
January 2016: ARYA Atherosclerosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27098606/endoventriculoplasty-of-the-left-ventricle-for-congenital-diverticulum
#19
I A Soynov, Yu S Sinelnikov, N R Nichay, A Y Omelchenko, I A Kornilov
Congenital left ventricular diverticulum is an extremely rare heart defect. Here, we report a case of successful endoventriculoplasty using a Dacron patch in an infant who was followed up for one year.
March 2017: World Journal for Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27095703/congenital-left-ventricular-diverticulum-in-an-adult-patient
#20
Nobuchika Ozaki, Masanobu Sato, Kyozo Inoue, Noboru Wakita
A 64-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with palpitation and exertional dyspnea. An electrocardiogram showed sinus rhythm, but supraventricular tachycardia was recorded on Holter monitoring. Multidetector computed tomography revealed a small left ventricular outpouching in the apex, with a narrow connection to the ventricle and normal coronary arteries. Surgery for the left ventricular pouch was performed successfully. Histological examination demonstrated that the left ventricular diverticulum consisted of three layers of the ventricular wall, with the myocardial layer mostly replaced by fibrous tissue...
April 19, 2016: Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals
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