Doppler Echocardiography: Unique post-TAVR Jet

There’s some color that doesn’t belong here:

The Jet from MDT on Vimeo.

#Parasternal long view focusing on the aortic root of a post-TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) patient.

#The patient had a wide pulse pressure, which may clue you in to a left to right shunt. The screen shot below shows the jet emanating from the aortic root into the right ventricle:

#What the Jetson?! Presumably, a piece of calcified plaque on the aortic root punctured through into the RV wall during valvuloplasty.



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