Inter-valvular fibrosa pseudo-aneurysm as a late complication after aortic valve surgery

Dana Dawson, Renzo Pessotto, Paul Neary

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Abstract

We describe the incidental finding of an inter-valvular fibrosa pseudo-aneurysm in the absence of infective endocarditis 12 years after a re-do operation for aortic valve replacement in a patient whose initial pathology was bicuspid aortic valve stenosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-170
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Echocardiography
Volume10
Issue number1
Early online date1 Jan 2008
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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Keywords

  • aneurysm, false
  • aortic valve
  • aortic valve stenosis
  • bioprosthesis
  • echocardiography, Doppler, color
  • echocardiography, transesophageal
  • follow-up studies
  • heart aneurysm
  • heart valve prosthesis implantation
  • humans
  • male
  • middle aged
  • postoperative complications
  • prosthesis failure
  • reoperation
  • risk assessment
  • time factors
  • treatment outcome

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