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Percutaneous transcatheter closure of the aortic valve to treat cardiogenic shock in a left ventricular assist device patient with severe aortic insufficiency.
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PMID:  22916753     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this case report, we present a patient status post left ventricular assist device implantation complicated by de novo aortic insufficiency. At 8 months postimplant, the patient underwent a reoperative aortic valve repair, without complete closure of the valve. Three months after reoperation, the patient developed cardiogenic shock secondary to recurrent, severe aortic insufficiency. Ultimately, the patient underwent percutaneous, transcatheter closure of the aortic valve with an Amplatzer Cribiform device (AGA Medical Corp, Plymouth, MN). Two months post procedure, the patient remains stable with improved symptoms and functional status, and without evidence of further aortic insufficiency or device migration.
Authors:
Mark J Russo; Benjamin H Freed; Valluvan Jeevanandam; Mohammad Hashmi; Jonathan D Paul; Allen Anderson; Roberto M Lang; Atman P Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  94     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  985-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Section of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; Center for Aortic Diseases, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.
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