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Cardiac arrest with an aortic valve prosthesis

Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France
Body Region: Cardiovascular

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 78-year-old woman presented with cardiac arrest following surgical implantation of an aortic
    valve prosthesis.

  • Just after reanimation, coronary CT angiography was performed to evaluate the aortic root and
    the coronary arteries.