Successful fibrinolytic treatment in an old patient with acute aortic prosthetic thrombosis

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Kaya E. B., KOCABAŞ U., AYTEMİR K., Tokgozoglu L.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, vol.9, no.4, pp.581-583, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Thrombosis of mechanical heart valve prosthesis is a rare fatal complication after heart valve replacement. This report describes an old female patient with aortic prosthetic valve thrombosis who had a successful fibrinolytic treatment.