Usefulness of transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosing valve leakage of left ventricular assist device

Academic Article


  • In this case report, we present the utility of transesophageal echocardiography in the detection of two uncommon complications of left ventricular assist devices: regurgitation of the bioprosthetic valve in the inflow conduit and a tear of a Dacron conduit with hematoma formation and compression of the right ventricular free wall.
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    Author List

  • Moursi M; Nanda NC; Holman W; McGiffin D; Samal A; De Sousa JB
  • Start Page

  • 703
  • End Page

  • 707
  • Volume

  • 15
  • Issue

  • 7