In this case report, we present the utility of transesophageal echocardiography in the detection of two uncommon complications of left ventricular assist devices: regurgitation of the bioprosthetic valve in the inflow conduit and a tear of a Dacron conduit with hematoma formation and compression of the right ventricular free wall.
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1998|
- Regurgitation of valve
- Tear of conduit of left ventricular assist device
- Transesophageal echocardiography
- Ventricular assist device