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Fatal Acute Mesenteric Ischemia Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-20-01015

1. Cardiology Department, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa. Madrid. Spain, Spain

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Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is an uncommon but life-threatening medical condition associated with an ominous prognosis[1]. Data on this dramatic complication following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is currently limited to isolated case reports[2,3]. Nevertheless, the overall incidence, characteristics and consequences of total occlusion of AMI after TAVR remain unknown.

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