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J Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2013 Dec;21(4):192-196. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.4250/jcu.2013.21.4.192
Shin HS , Kim KH , Lee HS , Choi HM , Lee SA , Park EA , Kim HK .
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. learnbyliving9@gmail.com
Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract

Prosthetic valve thrombosis (PVT) can be a life-threatening complication that requires immediate treatment. We present a case of 57-year-old woman with tricuspid PVT who was definitely diagnosed by multi-detector-row computed tomography limited with echocardiography. The patient was treated successfully with an alternative approach using low molecular weight heparin bridging therapy followed by intensifying anticoagulation alone.

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