ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
The control of a reconstructed pulmonary valve with a pericardial patch using multislice computed tomography
Caner Arslan1, Bekir Kayhan1, Emir Cantürk1, Cengiz Erol2
1Departments of Cardiovascular Surgery, TDV 29 Mayıs Hospital, İstanbul
2Departments of Radiology, TDV 29 Mayıs Hospital, İstanbul
Left parasternal systolic ejection murmur was detected in the physical examination of a 24-year-old woman with dyspnea. Transthoracic echocardiography and cineangiography revealed infundibular, valvular pulmonary stenosis and a small subaortic ventricular septal defect. Infundibular resection, transannular pericardial patch replacement and pulmonary valve reconstruction with pericardium were performed. New pulmonary valve was evaluated with multislice computed tomography.
Keywords : Cardiac valve; computed tomography; pulmonary regurgitation
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