An unusual cause of cardioembolic stroke

  • Mohammed A. Chamsi-PashaEmail author
  • Abdel Rahman A. Al Emam
  • Samer H. Sayyed
  • Stanley J. Radio
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Mitral Valve Endocarditis Magnetic Resonance Angiography Posterior Leaflet Cardioembolic Stroke 
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Supplementary material

Video 1

2D-TEE in the bicommisural view of the mitral valve showing encased mass on the posterior leaflet (AVI 27227 kb)

Video 2

2D-TEE with color Doppler of the mitral valve in the bicommisural view showing regurgitant signal through the mass (AVI 12068 kb)

Video 3

3D-TEE of the mitral valve showing encased mass on the posterior valve leaflet3 (AVI 2782 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA

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