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Recurrent calcium emboli in a patient with aortic stenosis.
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PMID:  2582858     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a patient with moderate aortic stenosis who had two episodes of calcium embolus to the left popliteal artery within ten months. This case suggests that calcium emboli can be recurrent and that major calcium emboli should warrant consideration of valve replacement, even in patients with mild aortic stenosis.
J H Wilson; J J Cranley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1989 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-10     Completed Date:  1990-01-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1433-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve Stenosis / complications*,  surgery
Calcinosis / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Popliteal Artery* / surgery
Thromboembolism / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery

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