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Clinical Findings in Acute Prosthetic Heart Valve Dysfunction

Purpose:

To identify a patient with structural failure of a prosthetic heart valve.

Specialty:

Interventional Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, prevention, surgery

ICD-10:

T82

Description:

A structural dysfunction of a prosthetic heart valve is a rare but serious condition that can be life threatening. Rapid diagnosis is essential so that immediate cardiac surgery can be performed to replace the valve.

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