Archive for the 'Aortic Stenosis' Category

24 Jan

Recurrent Calcium Emboli in a Patient with Aortic Stenosis: Second Visit

Second Visit Ten months later, the patient returned with the same symptoms as on his first visit; however, their onset was slower. About a week prior the pain had begun in his left leg on walking and progressed to the point that he experienced severe pain in his left calf after taking only a few […]

23 Jan

Recurrent Calcium Emboli in a Patient with Aortic Stenosis

Little information regarding the natural history of calcium ¬†emboli from diseased heart valves is available and it is not known whether this complication should be considered an indication for surgical valve replacement. We report a unique case in which a patient had two calcium emboli to the same location in a period of ten months. […]

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