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You are here: Contents > 2014 > Volume 23 Number 3 May 2014 > AORTIC VALVE DISEASE > Repositioning of an Intraventricular Dislocated Aortic Valve during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Repositioning of an Intraventricular Dislocated Aortic Valve during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Ehsan Natour1, Yvonne L. Douglas1, Jayant S. Jainandunsing2, Remco A. J. Schurer3, Hendrik W. van der Werf3, Ad F. M. van den Heuvel3

Departments of 1Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 2Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and 3Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands

The case is presented of a 75-year-old man referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. During the procedure the prosthetic aortic valve became dislocated into the left ventricle shortly after expansion.

The subsequent steps taken to reposition the valve using only materials at hand are described.

The Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2014;23:289-291

Repositioning of an Intraventricular Dislocated Aortic Valve during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

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