European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 0 (2018) 1 IMAGES IN CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezy122 Cite this article as: Kageyama S, Yoshioka D, Kawasumi R, Ohashi T. Sudden haemodynamic collapse caused by leaﬂet escape of the contemporary On-X mechanical valve. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018; doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezy122. Sudden haemodynamic collapse caused by leaﬂet escape of the contemporary On-X mechanical valve Soichiro Kageyama, Daisuke Yoshioka*, Ryo Kawasumi and Takeki Ohashi Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Nishi Tokushukai Hospital, Akishima, Tokyo * Corresponding author. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Nishi Tokushukai Hospital, 3-1-1 Matsubaracho, Akishima, Tokyo. Tel: +81-42-5004433; e-mail: email@example.com (D. Yoshioka). Received 17 January 2018; received in revised form 18 February 2018; accepted 27 February 2018 Keywords: Leaﬂet escape • Prosthetic mitral valve • Prosthetic valve failure Figure 1: A 49-year-old man experienced a sudden haemodynamic collapse due to complete detachment of a leaﬂet of the On-X mechanical valve, which was implanted 5 years before (A, B) and died despite emergency mitral valve re-replacement. The escaped leaﬂet became stuck in the abdominal aorta (*) (C) and caused ulcer formation (D). The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. All rights reserved. Downloaded from https://academic.oup.com/ejcts/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/ejcts/ezy122/4942496 by Ed 'DeepDyve' Gillespie user on 07 June 2018 IMAGES IN CARDIO- THORACIC SURGERY
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery – Oxford University Press
Published: Mar 19, 2018
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