Amplatzer occlusion of paravalvular leak of mitral mechanical prosthesis following a reoperation for thrombosed mitral mechanical prosthesis

Nikolic, Aleksandar and Schranz, Ditmaer and Hristov, Nikola and Mitrev, Zan (2008) Amplatzer occlusion of paravalvular leak of mitral mechanical prosthesis following a reoperation for thrombosed mitral mechanical prosthesis. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery (7). pp. 941-942.

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Abstract

We describe a case of a 46-year-old woman with dehiscence and paravalvular leak of a second-time replaced mitral mechanical prosthesis, successfully treated with Amplatzer occlusion of the paravalvular leak, thus avoiding a second reoperation and improving the patient’s symptoms.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Thrombosed mitral prosthetic valve; Prosthetic valve endocarditis; Reoperation; Paravalvular leak; Amplatzer occlusion
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Zan Mitrev
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2013 11:16
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2013 10:07
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/5922

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