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Severe pulmonary regurgitation after tetralogy-of-Fallot repair: transcatheter treatment with the Edwards SAPIEN XT heart valve
  1. Alexander Lauten,
  2. Matthias Hoyme,
  3. Hans R Figulla
  1. Department of Internal Medicine I (Cardiology, Angiology, Pneumology), Friedrich–Schiller University, Jena, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Dr Alexander Lauten, Department of Cardiology, University Heart Center Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, Jena 07747, Germany; alexander.lauten{at}

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Chronic pulmonary regurgitation (PR) is a frequent condition after intracardiac repair of tetralogy-of-Fallot that affects up to 36% of long-term survivors.1 2 Herein, we present the case of a 64-year-old female patient with severe symptomatic PR. She had undergone tetralogy-of-Fallot repair at the age of 17 …

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  • Funding This report is funded by the University Heart Center Jena, Germany.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.