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Tricuspid valve replacement for cardiogenic shock after acute right ventricular infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7420707     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 66-year-old man had an acute inferior wall myocardial infarction complicated by hypotension, high-grade atrioventricular block, and distended neck veins, suggesting associated right ventricular infarction. He failed to respond to volume loading, intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation, and pharmacologic afterload reduction. Cardiac catheterization five days after the infarction disclosed severe tricuspid regurgitation and a hemodynamic pattern resembling pericardial constriction. Emergency tricuspid valve replacement was dramatically successful.
K S Korr; H Levinson; E W Bough; M Gheorghiade; J Stone; T McEnany; R S Shulman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JAMA     Volume:  244     ISSN:  0098-7484     ISO Abbreviation:  JAMA     Publication Date:    1980 Oct 24-31
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-12-18     Completed Date:  1980-12-18     Revised Date:  2014-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501160     Medline TA:  JAMA     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1958-60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Heart Ventricles
Myocardial Infarction / complications*
Shock, Cardiogenic / etiology*,  therapy
Tricuspid Valve / surgery*
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / complications,  surgery*

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