Idiopathic Asymptomatic Main Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm: Surgery or Conservative Management? A Case Report

Authors

  • A. Hakan Vural
  • Tamer Türk
  • Yusuf Ata
  • Tugrul Göncü
  • Ahmet Özyazicioglu

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20061199

Abstract

Idiopathic main pulmonary artery aneurysm is a very rare entity and there are no clear guidelines for optimal treatment. Operative treatment is recommended for patients with a risk of rupture, which is not well defined. We present an unusual case of a 53-year-old woman with an idiopathic main pulmonary artery aneurysm. Our case is asymptomatic, without a causative cardiac lesion and/or pulmonary hypertension; therefore, we did not operate on our patient and she was stable at 22-month follow-up.

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Published

2007-06-04

How to Cite

Vural, A. H., Türk, T., Ata, Y., Göncü, T., & Özyazicioglu, A. (2007). Idiopathic Asymptomatic Main Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm: Surgery or Conservative Management? A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 10(4), E273-E275. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20061199

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