Sixty-Four-Section Cardiac Computed Tomography in Mechanical Prosthetic Heart Valve Dysfunction


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GÜNDÜZ S., ÖZKAN M., KALÇIK M., GÜRSOY M. O. , ASTARCIOĞLU M. A. , KARAKOYUN S., et al.

CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, cilt.8, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Background-Distinguishing pannus and thrombus in patients with prosthetic valve dysfunction is essential for the selection of proper treatment. We have investigated the utility of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in distinguishing between pannus and thrombus, the latter amenable to thrombolysis.