Prosthetic heart valves

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu

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Patient Data

Age: 80 years old
Gender: Female
X-ray

Frontal chest radiograph

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Annotated image

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CT

CT chest

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Case Discussion

It is important to be familiar with the different types of cardiac valves and their radiographic appearances. Of course functional assessment is best done with echocardiography / fluoroscopy. 

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Case information

rID: 44984
Case created: 10th May 2016
Last edited: 14th May 2016
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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