The International Journal of Cardiac Imaging

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 157–159 | Cite as

Color Doppler flow imaging in cardiac prosthetic valve dysfunction

  • Claude Scheublé


In a previous study we reported the appearances of physiological anterograde flow of prosthetic heart valves with color Doppler.

These results demonstrate its value in the diagnosis of prosthetic valve dysfunction; it enables distinction between para- en transprosthetic regurgitation and a semi-quantitative assessment of the severity of the leak. Color flow mapping of the abnormal regurgitant flow is of great help in the follow-up of these patients.


Public Health Color Heart Valve Color Flow Prosthetic Valve 


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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude Scheublé
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  1. 1.Centre Cardiologique du NordSaint DenisFrance

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