Karl Golczyk

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A 71-year-old woman, who had undergone mitral valve replacement procedure 2 years previously, presented with aortic and mitral prosthetic valve endocarditis. Preoperative examination demonstrated a wire-like structure coursing from the aortic bulb to the right carotid artery. The wire-like structure was removed during the mitral and aortic valve(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY The closing sounds of mechanical heart valves can be disturbing for patients and their closest relatives. Although some investigations into mechanical heart valve sounds have been performed, the particularities of the valve sound when it is attached to a vascular prosthesis to replace the aortic root and the ascending aorta(More)
For implantable cardioverter defibrillator a 10 J safety margin between the defibrillation threshold (DFT) and the maximum output of the device is intended. In complex cases, the additional placement of a subcutaneous array lead is a common strategy for lowering the DFT. We report the successful use of transvenous coil electrodes as single element(More)
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