Sinus Valsalva Aneurysm. Seoul National University Hospital Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. Sinus Valsalva Aneurysm. Definition Thin walled, saccular or tubular outpouchings, usually always in the right sinus or adjacent half of the noncoronary sinus.
Seoul National University Hospital
Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
by Jones and Langley in 1949
& University of Minnesota using CPB
Unruptured aneurysm of right sinus Valsalva
Aneurysm is walled by atrophic muscular tissue of RVOT
onset of effort dyspnea in 45% and no symptoms in 20%.
improvement, followed by recurrent symptoms.
appearance of murmur, widened pulse pressure.
Arrows indicate common sites of rupture of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm
M ; membraneous septum NC ; noncoronary sinus
V ; atrioventricular septum C ; conal septum