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Valvular and Structural Heart Diseases
Intravascular ultrasound-guided stenting of left main stem dissection after medtronic corevalve implantation
Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2013
© 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume 82, Issue 2, pages 240–244, 1 August 2013
How to Cite
Van Mieghem, N.M. and de Jaegere, P.P. (2013), Intravascular ultrasound-guided stenting of left main stem dissection after medtronic corevalve implantation. Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent., 82: 240–244. doi: 10.1002/ccd.23351
- Issue online: 22 JUL 2013
- Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 22 NOV 2011 02:19PM EST
- Manuscript Received: 26 MAY 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 12 AUG 2011
- valvular heart disease;
- aortic stenosis
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) implies the introduction, positioning, and deployment of a stented bioprosthesis in the (calcified) native aortic valve. We report an at first glance uneventful TAVI with the Medtronic Corevalve System, which was followed by transient electrocardiographic changes suggesting acute left main stem disease. The diagnosis of acute left main stem dissection extending from the left coronary cusp was firmly established by intravascular ultrasound. The ostium of the left main stem was successfully treated with intravascular ultrasound-guided placement of a drug eluting stent.© 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.