Thrombolysis in the Obstructed Prosthetic Tricuspid Valve: Importance of the Site of Prosthetic Valve and the Patient’s Adherence with Anticoagulation Therapy

@inproceedings{Park2006ThrombolysisIT,
  title={Thrombolysis in the Obstructed Prosthetic Tricuspid Valve: Importance of the Site of Prosthetic Valve and the Patient’s Adherence with Anticoagulation Therapy},
  author={Joong-il Park and Sung-Uk Kwon and Seon-Woon Kim and Seong-Hoon Lim and Seung-Woo Park and Sanghoon Lee and Eun-Seok Jeon},
  year={2006}
}
A prosthetic valve thrombus that occludes the blood flow or interferes with the valvular function is a rare, but lifethreatening complication after prosthetic valve replacement. The patient’s adherence with taking his anticoagulant medication is most critical. However, as seen in this presentation, the location of the prosthetic valve at the supra coronary sinus site may also be important. For the patient in this study, the blood flow and the speed of the flow through the valve were… CONTINUE READING

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