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Assessment of left ventricular function during aortic balloon valvuloplasty by transesophageal echocardiography

  • K. J. Henrichs
  • R. Erbel
  • A. Cribier
  • T. Pop
  • S. Sack
  • B. Letac
  • J. Meyer
Conference paper

Abstract

Several reports have documented the feasability and utility of balloon aortic valvuloplasty as a palliative treatment for high-surgical-risk patients with critical aortic valve stenosis (1–3).

Keywords

Aortic Valve Mitral Regurgitation Transesophageal Echocardiography Balloon Inflation Aortic Valve Area 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. J. Henrichs
    • 1
  • R. Erbel
    • 1
  • A. Cribier
    • 2
  • T. Pop
    • 1
  • S. Sack
    • 1
  • B. Letac
    • 2
  • J. Meyer
    • 1
  1. 1.II. Medical ClinicUniversity of MainzGermany
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyUniversity of RouenFrance

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