The radiology of cardiac valve prostheses

Radiographics. 1988 Mar;8(2):277-98. doi: 10.1148/radiographics.8.2.3283868.


The radiographic findings associated with the complications of valve implantation are presented. Complementary roles of echocardiography and cine fluoroscopy in the recognition of complications associated with this procedure are emphasized. Identification of prosthetic valves and the knowledge of the modes of action of the various types of valves are stressed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bioprosthesis / adverse effects*
  • Echocardiography
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Motion Pictures
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed