Rapid growth of thrombus formation in the unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm following coronary angiography

  • Hiromi Umeda
  • Akihiro Isotani
  • Takeshi Arita
  • Tamami Kudo
  • Terufumi Matsunaga
  • Yutaka Otsuji
  • Michiya Hanyu
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Conflict of interest

Hiromi Umeda, Akihiro Isotani, Takeshi Arita, Tamami Kudo, Terufumi Matsunaga, Yutaka Otsuji, and Michiya Hanyu declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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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.

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Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiromi Umeda
    • 1
  • Akihiro Isotani
    • 2
  • Takeshi Arita
    • 3
  • Tamami Kudo
    • 1
  • Terufumi Matsunaga
    • 4
  • Yutaka Otsuji
    • 5
  • Michiya Hanyu
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Medical TechnologyKokura Memorial HospitalKitakyushuJapan
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyKokura Memorial HospitalKitakyushuJapan
  3. 3.Department of Medicine and Biosystemic ScienceKyushu University Graduate School of MedicineFukuokaJapan
  4. 4.Matsunaga Cardiovascular HospitalNakatsuJapan
  5. 5.Second Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Occupational and Environmental HealthKitakyushuJapan
  6. 6.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryKokura Memorial HospitalKitakyushuJapan

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