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4D Flow Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Uncovers the Cause of Bioprosthetic Pulmonary Valve Dysfunction.

  • Author(s): Rotman, Yonatan ZS
  • Alshawabkeh, Laith
  • Horowitz, Michael
  • Hsiao, Albert
  • et al.
Abstract

We present a case of a 20-year-old man with tetralogy of Fallot status post-repair with a transannular patch and left pulmonary artery reconstruction at age 1 and subsequent pulmonary valve replacement with bioprosthetic valve 3 years ago. A transthoracic echocardiogram revealed severe bioprosthetic valve insufficiency. Cardiac magnetic resonance with 4-dimensional flow revealed a paravalvular leak. (Level of Difficulty: Intermediate.).

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