Background. A 52-year-old man presented with central chest pain, which he had experienced for 8 h. He had no other associated symptoms and no prior history of cardiovascular disease. investigations. Electrocardiography, chest radiography, coronary angiography, aortic angiography, echocardiography, CT thorax with contrast. Diagnosis. Ruptured aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva. Management. emergency sternotomy and pericardiotomy, followed by aortic root replacement.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine