Mitroaortic valve replacement after aortic transapical approach failure in a patient with essential thrombocytosis

Maria A. Gutierrez-Martin, Omar A. Araji, Nuria Miranda, Jose M. Barquero
2010 Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery  
There is a lack of published information about intraoperative and postoperative course of cardiac surgery in patients with essential thrombocytosis using cardiopulmonary bypass. Both risks of intraoperative thrombosis of extracorporeal conduits or uncontrolled postoperative bleeding are present, but its incidence and treatment are not well known. Here, we present a rare case of a patient with essential thrombocytosis, moderate mitral regurgitation and severe aortic stenosis who had a
more » ... ho had a transapical aortic valve implantation with short-term severe periprosthetic regurgitation, who needed a mitroaortic replacement on cardiopulmonary bypass with no complications.
doi:10.1510/icvts.2010.240135 pmid:20542979 fatcat:kjqcjxycmrasxbdi4c23yh6yte