CT Aortography of TAVI Complicated by Prosthetic Valve Thrombosis


Video Supplement to “Can Lightning Strike Twice? Tackling Complications From Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation" [September 2019 Clinical Images article by Yap, et al].

TAVI complications may occur in the peri- and postprocedural periods. A 79-year-old woman with known severe degenerative calcified aortic stenosis underwent transfemoral TAVI; prior to groin closure, she became hypotensive. Prosthetic valve thrombosis was confirmed with computed tomography aortogram, which showed thrombus on the immobile NCC leaflet.

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