Major dehiscence of infected aortic valve prosthesis with "rocking motion" but without diastolic paravalvular regurgitation

Ethel Metz, Marc Hartmann, Clemens von Birgelen* (Corresponding Author), Max M P Haalebos, Patrick M J Verhorst

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Abstract

We present a case of a 66-year-old patient with infective endocarditis of an aortic valve bioprosthesis with major dehiscence and extensive "rocking motion" but without any diastolic paravalvular regurgitation as assessed with radiography and transesophageal echocardiography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)771-774
Number of pages4
JournalInternational journal of cardiovascular imaging
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Endocarditis
  • Prosthetic valve
  • Rocking motion
  • Transesophageal echocardiography

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