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Interventional rescue strategy after malpositioning of a percutaneous aortic valve
  1. L Conradi,
  2. H Treede,
  3. H Reichenspurner
  1. Correspondence to Dr Lenard Conradi; lconradi{at}uke.de

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The presented image stems from an interventional heart valve procedure in a case of severe aortic stenosis. A 76-year-old patient was admitted to our centre with recurring syncope and exertional dyspnoea. Echocardiography revealed severe calcified aortic stenosis with a valve area of 0.7 cm2 and a transvalvular gradient of 50/30 mm Hg. In a …

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