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Journal of Echocardiography

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 143–145 | Cite as

Systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve and severe mitral regurgitation immediately after transcatheter aortic valve replacement

  • Yasuharu Takeda
  • Satoshi Nakatani
  • Toru Kuratani
  • Isamu Mizote
  • Yasushi Sakata
  • Kei Torikai
  • Kazuo Shimamura
  • Shinsuke Nanto
  • Issei Komuro
  • Yoshiki Sawa
Case Report

Abstract

We report a high-risk patient with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis who showed systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve (SAM) and severe mitral regurgitation immediately after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). The patient did not have either SAM or mitral regurgitation, but showed significant septal hypertrophy on preoperative transthoracic echocardiography which could be associated with the occurrence of SAM. Caution should be exercised in patients with significant interventricular septal hypertrophy before TAVR.

Keywords

Aortic stenosis Systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve Transcatheter aortic valve replacement 

Notes

Conflict of interest

No conflict of interest exists.

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© Japanese Society of Echocardiography 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuharu Takeda
    • 1
  • Satoshi Nakatani
    • 2
  • Toru Kuratani
    • 3
  • Isamu Mizote
    • 4
  • Yasushi Sakata
    • 1
  • Kei Torikai
    • 3
  • Kazuo Shimamura
    • 3
  • Shinsuke Nanto
    • 4
  • Issei Komuro
    • 1
  • Yoshiki Sawa
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular MedicineOsaka University Graduate School of MedicineSuitaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Health SciencesOsaka University Graduate School of MedicineSuitaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryOsaka University Graduate School of MedicineSuitaJapan
  4. 4.Department of Advanced Cardiovascular TherapeuticsOsaka University Graduate School of MedicineSuitaJapan

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