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Fig. 1 | Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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From: A rare case report of early bioprosthetic valve thrombosis presenting with acute heart failure salvaged by thrombectomy

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a, b The TEE detected an increased mean transvalvular gradient of 58 mmHg, a peak velocity of 4.95 m/sec and a restricted bioprosthesis opening of about 0.6 cm2. c The intraoperative view of the bioprosthetic valve, with massive thrombus (in black arrow) involving all the leaflets. d The bioprosthetic valve after thrombectomy showed smooth surface and normal function. (TEE transesophageal echocardiography)

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