Prosthetic aortic valve abscess producing total right coronary artery occlusion: Diagnosis by transesophageal three-dimensional echocardiography

Carl J. Horton, Navin C. Nanda, Rajasekhar Nekkanti, Osman Mukhtar, David McGiffin

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We present a patient with total right coronary artery occlusion produced by a prosthetic aortic valve abscess. The diagnosis was made by transesophageal three-dimensional echocardiography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)395-398
Number of pages4
JournalEchocardiography-A Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound and Allied Techniques
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Abscess
  • Aortic valve prosthesis
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Right coronary artery obstruction
  • Three-dimensional echocardiography

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