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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2006 Ottobre;47(5):581-3

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“BioGlue” as a possible cause of acute blocked mechanical mitral valve leaflet

Shapira Y. 1, Raanani E. 2, Sagie A. 1

1 Dan Sheingarten Echocardiography Unit and Valvular Clinic Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
2 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


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A young patient with aortic and mitral valve infective endocarditis and advanced destruction of the surrounding tissues underwent a complex reconstructive surgery, including double valve replacement, reconstruction of aortic-mitral continuity and ascending aorta. Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography revealed a blocked mitral leaflet, which was released by valve cleaning and reorientation. The application of biological glue may be a key point for this complication.

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