Pulmonary valve replacement

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

A variety of patients, many of which with congenital heart disease with pulmonary valve replacements.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
X-ray

Pulmonary valve replacement.

Three lead pacemaker.

Case Discussion

The pulmonary valve is an uncommon form of prosthetic cardiac valves replacement.

Its location to the left of the midline close to the pulmonary trunk, allow for it identification.

Images courtesy of Dr Gregory Compton, Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Case information

rID: 28023
Case created: 6th Mar 2014
Last edited: 13th Mar 2016
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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