Open Access Review Article Article ID: GJPM-4-108

    Current Approach to Mechanical Valve Obstruction

    Hüsnü Değirmenci*, Eftal Murat Bakirci, Hikmet Hamur, Arif Arısoy and Mücahit Tan

    Although mechanical valve obstruction is rare. It is a rather fatal complication. Pannus and thrombus are common in etiopathogenesis. Multibl imaging methods such as transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, synefluoroscopy and computed tomography are used for diagnosis. Surgical treatment is performed in the pannus. In thrombosis, fibrinolytic or surgical treatment can be performed. In this article, we presented the current approach to mechanical valve obstruction.


    Published on: Dec 29, 2020 Pages: 9-13

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/gjpm.000008
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