Title

A tale of two valves

Aurora Affiliations

Aurora Cardiovascular Services, Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke' s Medical Centers

Abstract

We present two cases involving elevated gradients across mechanical cardiac valves. Provided images show decreased disc mobility and eventual operative findings. A brief discussion underlines the importance of recognizing pannus as a common aetiology for valve dysfunction.

Document Type

Article

PubMed ID

22052952

DOI

10.1093/ejechocard/jer223