A Giant Coronary Sinus Aneurysm with Secondary Vena Cava Aneurysms

Authors

  • Shengjun Wu Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou
  • Peng Teng Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou
  • Yiming Ni Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou
  • Renyuan Li Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1354

Abstract

Coronary sinus aneurysm (CSA) is an extremely rare entity. Herein, we present an unusual case of an 18-year-old symptomatic female patient with a giant CSA. Secondary vena cava aneurysms were also manifested. The final diagnosis was confirmed by enhanced computed tomography (CT) and cardiac catheterization. As far as we know, it is the first case that such a giant CSA coexists with secondary vena cava aneurysms. Considering the complexity of postoperative reconstruction, we believe that heart transplantation may be the optimal way for treatment. The patient received anticoagulant due to the superior vena cava (SVC) thrombosis while waiting for a donor.

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Published

2016-02-23

How to Cite

Wu, S., Teng, P., Ni, Y., & Li, R. (2016). A Giant Coronary Sinus Aneurysm with Secondary Vena Cava Aneurysms. The Heart Surgery Forum, 19(1), E028-E029. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1354

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