Aortic valve replacement

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Decreased air entry right base.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Minor left basal atelectasis. No focal consolidation to suggest pneumonia. No pleural effusion. Normal cardiomediastinal contour. Left-sided PICC with tip at the cavo-atrial junction. Sternotomy wires and aortic valve replacement. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates an aortic valve replacement (CT proven - not shown). 

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Case Information

rID: 29851
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
Case created: 27th Jun 2014
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2015
Systems: Cardiac, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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