Aortic valve replacement in a patient with a brain tumor.


We report a case of aortic stenosis with a brain tumor in a 67-year-old man. Although he showed no clinical neurological abnormality, a computed tomography scan revealed a brain tumor. We performed aortic valve replacement under several management techniques to avoid cerebral injury. Two biochemical markers for brain injury, S-100beta and neuron-specific… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11748-008-0239-6

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