Intraoperative TEE of the Month - March 2014

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

Aortic regurgitation: Quantification

This is doctor Julie Huff minor with our open anesthesia intra operative T. E. case of the month for March 2014. Each month we feature an operative case which teachers are emphasizing an important aspect of basic entropic T. E.. Our patient this month as a 20 year old man with a bicuspid aortic valve an aortic stenosis his past medical history. A significant for co artist known the aorta repaired by a subclavian flap with 4 previous aortic valvular plastics as well as asthma. 4 months prior to this hospital admission he underwent balloon aortic valvular plastic to relieve his aortic stenosis. He developed moderate aortic regurgitation but the procedure decrease to speak gradient from 55 millimeters of mercury 225 millimeters of mercury. His post procedure course was also complicated by a pulmonary embolus. Last month. We review ...

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