Intraoperative TEE of the Month - March 2013

published 7 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Aortic regurgitation

This is doctor Julie how flyer with our opening anesthesia intraoperative T. E. E. case of the month for March 2013. Each month we feature an operative case which teaches or emphasizes an important aspect of basic entropic T. E.. Our patient this month is a 77 year old man who has a history of coronary artery disease and underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery 13 years ago. He's been followed by his cardiologists for aortic stenosis and recently has echo was founded show severe aortic stenosis and he has had increasing symptoms. Due to his previous stern army and risk factor profile he elected to have a trans catheter aortic valve replacement at an outside hospital 6 months prior to this admission. Our patient also has a trophy burly shin COPD and polymyalgia rheumatica. He was admitted with heart failure and symptoms of increasing dyspnea and fatigue. On his pre operative trance throughout ...

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