Late thrombosis of a Transcatheter aortic valve: the border between a proactive and reactive management

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

27 Dicembre Dic 2018 22 days ago
  • Gennari M, Polvani G, Pepi M, Arlati F, Annoni A, Agrifoglio M

Valve thrombosis - either biological or mechanical - is proved to increase patient's morbidity and mortality. No consensus exist on the best management in such cases.We report the case of a 69-year-old man presenting with a late thrombosis of a transcatheter aortic valve who was medically managed until he acutely worsened, developing myocardial ischemia and cardiogenic shock.

Reference

Gennari M, Polvani G, Pepi M, Arlati F, Annoni A, Agrifoglio M. Late thrombosis of a Transcatheter aortic valve: the border between a proactive and reactive management. J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 Dec 17;13(1):126

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