Simultaneous Repair of a Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm and a Bicuspid Aortic Valve


  • Rajeev Deva
  • Paul Peters
  • Terri Hall
  • Pallav Shah



Sinus of Valsalva aneurysms (SOVA) are rare cardiac abnormalities that are most commonly congenital in origin and frequently associated with aortic valve pathology. Unruptured SOVA are more frequently identified currently, owing to the increased use and accuracy of diagnostic investigations. Early surgical intervention is recommended to prevent complications. We describe a case of a young patient with an enlarging right SOVA and a regurgitant bicuspid aortic valve who subsequently underwent simultaneous patch repair of the SOVA and primary aortic valve repair.


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Deva, R., Peters, P., Hall, T., & Shah, P. (2013). Simultaneous Repair of a Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm and a Bicuspid Aortic Valve. The Heart Surgery Forum, 16(3), E147-E149.




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