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 1 2006

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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