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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation|
|Issue number||4 I|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1992|