Hemodynamically significant suture line obstruction immediately after heart transplantation

V. Ulstad, Elizabeth A Braunlin, John L Bass, Sara J Shumway, E. Molina, D. Homans

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

6 Scopus citations

Abstract

Mechanical complications after heart transplantation are uncommon. We describe a case of hemodynamically significant suture line obstruction that was recognized immediately after heart transplantation using transesophageal echocardiography. Transesophageal echocardiography has proved to be a powerful tool in recognizing mechanical complications in the early posttransplant period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)834-836
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Volume11
Issue number4 I
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Hemodynamically significant suture line obstruction immediately after heart transplantation'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this