Paravalvular leak closure under intracardiac echocardiographic guidance
The objective of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) to guide percutaneous paravalvular leak (PVL) closure.
PVL following surgical valve replacement occurs in 2%–15% of patients. Percutaneous treatment is an accepted management strategy in patients deemed to be too high risk for redo surgery. This is most commonly performed with transesophageal (TOE) guidance requiring general anesthesia ...Expand abstract
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- © 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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