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

    Keywords

    • Endocarditis
    • Prosthetic valve
    • Rocking motion
    • Transesophageal echocardiography

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