An unusual complication after aortic valve replacement

Rajiv Gupta, Praveen Jammula, Ming He Huang, Shaul Atar, Masood Ahmad

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Abstract

Pseudoaneurysm of the mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa, though rare, can occur after aortic valve replacement. We report an asymptomatic patient who developed this unusual complication and describe the use of transesophageal and 3-dimensional echocardiography to help confirm the diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-364
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Ultrasound
Volume34
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2006

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Keywords

  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Echocardiography
  • Mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa
  • Pseudoaneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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An unusual complication after aortic valve replacement. / Gupta, Rajiv; Jammula, Praveen; Huang, Ming He; Atar, Shaul; Ahmad, Masood.

In: Journal of Clinical Ultrasound, Vol. 34, No. 7, 09.2006, p. 361-364.

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Gupta, Rajiv ; Jammula, Praveen ; Huang, Ming He ; Atar, Shaul ; Ahmad, Masood. / An unusual complication after aortic valve replacement. In: Journal of Clinical Ultrasound. 2006 ; Vol. 34, No. 7. pp. 361-364.
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