Aortic valve replacement

Case contributed by Henry Knipe

Presentation

Decreased air entry right base.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male
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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