Intraoperative TEE of the Month - October 2013

published 6 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Tricuspid regurgitation after heart transplant

This is doctor Julie huffed Meyer with our opening anesthesia intraoperative T. E. case of the month for October 2013. Each month we feature an operative case which teaches or emphasizes an important aspect of basic intro operative T. E.. Our case this month is that of a 58 year old man with a history of non ischemic cardiomyopathy who underwent left ventricular assist device placement in 2011 followed by what the topic heart transplantation in 2012. Any now presents with bursting shortness of breath with minimal exertion. Our patients initial post transplant course was complicated by early allograft vascular apathy for which she underwent percutaneous coronary intervention. Stent placement to his left anterior descending artery. He has otherwise been able to get back to most of his activities of daily living. His past medical history includes obesity with a gastric bypass in the past. Hypertension hyperlipidemia ...

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