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Diastolic murmur after aortic surgery

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 58-year-old man had a previous medical history of aortic valve replacement with a mechanical valve 3 years ago.
  • He presented with a diastolic murmur at auscultation.
  • Echocardiography suggested a diagnosis of severe aortic regurgitation.
  • Contrast-enhanced coronary CT angiography was performed to evaluate the aortic valve.