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J Invasive Cardiol. 2013 Jun;25(6):310-2.

Percutaneous transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation with the balloon-expandable valve for the treatment of a dysfunctional tricuspid bioprosthetic valve: a pediatric case report.

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  • 1Division of Pediatric Cardiology, CHU Ste-Justine, University of Montreal, Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada, H3T 1C5. nagib.dahdah.hsj@ssss.gouv.qc.ca.

Abstract

An inverted Edwards SAPIEN 23 mm valve was implanted in a 14-year-old patient with Ebstein's anomaly who received a Medtronic Mosaic 25 mm valve 8 years earlier and presented with significant progressive symptoms related to severe valvular regurgitation and moderate stenosis. The procedure was performed via the femoral vein using the RetroFlex 3 system and predilatation of the tricuspid valve, under transesophageal echocardiographic guidance. The patient had an immediate drop in right atrial and trans-tricuspid pressures with mild regurgitation, and had stable results on short-term follow-up.

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