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Commissural Mitral Regurgitation Detected by Abnormal Blood Flow Pattern in the Left Atrial Appendage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22963499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An 86-year-old man with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis underwent an aortic valve replacement. A transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) was performed during the surgery and demonstrated mild mitral regurgitation (MR). The patient's symptoms persisted despite surgery, and subsequent TEE demonstrated prolapse of the posteromedial commissural leaflet, with evidence of a severe, very eccentric MR jet which was directed laterally and superiorly. The jet was almost missed in most imaging planes and could finally be exposed by withdrawing the probe to the level of the aortic valve and left atrial appendage.
Authors:
Jennifer Chen; Itzhak Kronzon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Lenox Hill Hospital, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, New York, New York.
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