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Thrombosis of a bileaflet prosthetic mitral valve: a real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography perspective.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20012207     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Rheumatic mitral valve disease being common in India, valve replacement and hence thrombosis of prosthetic heart valves (PHV) are not uncommon. The diagnosis is commonly established by increased gradients across PHV during transthoracic echo and restricted leaflet movement during transesophageal echo or fluoroscopy. We demonstrated both the leaflets of a thrombosed PHV,of which one was stuck in closed position by real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.
Biswajit Paul; Anil Minocha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-12-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international journal of cardiovascular imaging     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1875-8312     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-12     Completed Date:  2010-07-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100969716     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  367-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Non-Invasive Cardiology, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, Okhla Road, New Delhi, 110025, India.
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MeSH Terms
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal*
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects,  instrumentation*
Mitral Valve / surgery*,  ultrasonography*
Prosthesis Design
Prosthesis Failure*
Thrombosis / etiology,  ultrasonography*

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