Intermittent mechanical prosthesis blockage mimicking acute coronary syndrome.


Valve blockage is one of the most serious complications of a mechanical prosthesis. Its annual incidence ranges from < 0.5% to 4.5% per patient / year. The diagnosis is not always done in time, as the clinical presentation is highly variable. In order to better understand the spectrum of clinical presentation of this complication, this paper presents the… (More)