Metallic MV Obstruction
One of complications of prosthetic valve is thrombosis; this 33 years old patient presented with shortness of breath, she was found to have one fixed leaflet, prosthetic valve thrombosis and obstruction due to subtherapeutic INR.
KeywordsMetallic MV obstruction Clot Warfarin
TEE shows one fixed leaflet of metallic MV (AVI 112 kb)
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