Left ventricular to left atrial communication secondary to a paraaortic abscess: Color flow doppler documentation

Edward A. Fisher, Manuel R. Estioko, Eric H. Stern, Martin E. Goldman

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Abstract

Aortic root abscess occurs frequently in aortic prosthetic valve infective endocarditis. The present echocardiography report documents a ruptured abscess that led to a direct communication between the left ventricular outflow tract and the left atrium confirmed by real-time (color flow) Doppler imaging.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)222-224
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1987

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