Mehmet Ozkan, Mehmet Ali Astarcioglu, Suleyman Karakoyun and Mehmet Balkanay Extrinsic Mechanism Obstructing the Opening of a Prosthetic Mitral Valve: An Unusual Case of Suture Entrapment Echocardiography 29
Article first published online: 8 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01567.x
Obstruction to a prosthetic cardiac valve is a well-recognized complication of cardiac valve replacement. We report a 48-year-old female with dysfunction of mechanical mitral prosthetic valve due to suture entrapment.
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