Acoustic shadowing from the metallic components of aortic prosthesis
by Nanda Navin C, Karakus Gültekin, Degirmencioglu Aleks

Manual of Echocardiography

by Navin C Nanda, Gültekin Karakuş, Aleks Değirmencioğlu
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This video clip shows two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Upper arrowhead shows a large abscess cavity with septations surrounding the metallic prosthetic aortic valve. Lower arrowhead denotes acoustic shadowing from the metallic components of the prosthesis. (AVR: Aortic valve replacement; LA: Left atrium; RA: Right atrium; RV: Right ventricle)

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