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Gigantic Left Atrium

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Gigantic Left Atrium
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Posted By: EHaumann (1043 days ago)

I do not know much about the patient history, however I think a
balloon valvolotomy was performed several years before this echo and
that could explain the eccentricity of the Mitral regurgitation jet.

Posted By: magehana47 (1043 days ago)

Nice case.

Posted By: diego (1043 days ago)

wooooow 5 star rated THANKS FOR PUTTING IT UP
I NEVA SEEN
BEFORE SUCH A REMODELLED ATRIUM
I SEE THAT , BESIDE A STRONG
ALIASING EFFECT , THE MITRAL REGURGITATION IS STRONGLY ECCENTRIC AND
SEEMS TO FLOW TOWARD THE LATERAL WALL
ANY ADDICTIONAL
INFOS???????????????

Posted By: Emmel (1044 days ago)

Very spectacular vid! I´ve never seen such a dilated left atrium
before.
Thanks for sharing this nice vid.


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Rheumatic Mitral stenosis with SEVERELY++ dilated LA and Moderate-Severe Mitral Regurgitation. Peak velocity over MV of 2.3m/s and a mean gradient of 6.6mmHg. LA measured 8.8cm in PLAX and had an A4CH area of 161cm².


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