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Orthostatic hypoxia after device closure of ruptured sinus Valsalva: Platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome
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  • Yaser Jenab,
  • ali hosseinsabet,
  • sara taghi,
  • kaveh hosseini,
  • laura vaskelyte
Yaser Jenab
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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ali hosseinsabet
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sara taghi
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kaveh hosseini
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laura vaskelyte
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Abstract

A fifty years old woman with dyspnea of exertion and rupture of sinus Valsalva to right atrium in echocardiography referred to our hospital. After device closure of the rupture, she developed orthostatic hypoxemia. Invasive intra-cardiac evaluation confirmed the diagnosis of Platypnea-Orthodeoxia Syndrome which was managed by device closure for PFO.