Elżbieta Abramczuk, Hanna Heretyk-Grabowska, Maciej Grabowski, Marcin Demkow, Adam Witkowski, Marek Konka, Tomasz Hryniewiecki
Med Sci Monit 2011; 17(7): CQ3-6
A 27-year-old woman who had undergone mitral valve replacement for infective endocarditis developed a significant paravalvular leak. Percutaneous transcatheter obliteration of the defect using an Amplatzer Vascular Plug III was undertaken, with an excellent clinical outcome.
Keywords: Mitral Valve - surgery, Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation - adverse effects, Fluoroscopy, Endocarditis - surgery, Echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, Adult, Postoperative Hemorrhage - therapy, Prosthesis Failure, Septal Occluder Device