Journal of Echocardiography

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 37–38 | Cite as

Visualization of perimembranous ventricular septal defect with ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm by three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography and multidetector three-dimensional computed tomography

  • Keitaro MaharaEmail author
  • Mika Saito
  • Risa Fukumoto
  • Harutoshi Tamura
  • Hajime Kin
  • Shuichiro Takanashi
Case image in cardiovascular ultrasound


Right Ventricle Aortic Regurgitation Ventricular Outflow Tract Diastolic Phase Systolic Phase 
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Compliance with ethical standards


This study was partially funded by grant H9-2015 from the Sakakibara Clinical Research Grant for Promotion of Science (2015).

Conflict of interest

All authors report that they have no conflict of interest.

Human rights statements and informed consent

All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later revisions. Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.

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© Japanese Society of Echocardiography 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CardiologySakakibara Heart InstituteFuchuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric CardiologySakakibara Heart InstituteTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Cardiovascular SurgerySakakibara Heart InstituteTokyoJapan

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