Mitral valve replacement

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

History of mitral stenosis and subsequent valve replacement. Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Median sternotomy.

Metallic valve with wide diameter left of the midline with oblique angulation consistent with a mitral valve.

Lungs clear.

Case Discussion

The leaflets of the metallic mitral valve prosthesis can be identified as being 'open' at the time of the image acquisition.

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Case information

rID: 50320
Case created: 30th Dec 2016
Last edited: 4th Jan 2017
System: Cardiac
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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