Intraoperative TEE of the Month - February 2014

published 5 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Aortic regurgitation

This is doctor Julie huffed Meyer with our open anesthesia inter operative T. E. case of the month for February 2014. Each month we feature an operative case which teachers or emphasizes an important aspect of basic intraoperative T. E.. Our patient this month is a 20 year old man with bicuspid aortic valve disease and aortic stenosis. His past medical history is significant for Clark teaching of the aorta prepared by a subclavian flap as an infant with 4 previous aortic valvular plasti is as well as asthma. 4 months prior to this hospital admission he underwent balloon aortic valvular posse to relieve his aortic stenosis. He developed moderate aortic regurgitation but the procedure decreases peak gradient from 55 millimeters of mercury to 25 millimeters of mercury. His post procedure course was also complicated by a pulmonary embolus. This month we are going ...

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