Restenosis 3 months after successful percutaneous aortic valvoplasty. A clinicopathological report
European Journal of Cardiology , Volume 17 p. 210- 213
A 76-year-old man with severe, calcific aortic stenosis experienced recurrence of symptoms 3 months after a successful percutaneous aortic valvoplasty. Echo Doppler revealed a marked increase of peak aortic flow velocity as compared with the immediate post-valvoplasty value. The patient underwent an uncomplicated aortic valve replacement. Adjacent to fragmented calcification, histology demonstrated a scarring reaction which might well be a major factor in the restenosis process.
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Serruys, P.W.J.C, di Mario, C, & Essed, C.E. (1987). Restenosis 3 months after successful percutaneous aortic valvoplasty. A clinicopathological report. European Journal of Cardiology, 17, 210–213. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/4251