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Volume 111, Nº 3, September 2018


DOI: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.5935/abc.20180151


Case 5/2018 - Severe Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (PVS), Relieved by a Bouble-balloon Catheter, in a 68-year-old Woman

Edmar Atik

Alessandra Costa Barreto

Maria Angélica Binotto

Luiz Junya Kajita

Figure 2 – Cardiac angiography showing marked right ventricular hypertrophy in systole in A, and in diastole in B, with good ventricular contractility. Thinner contrast jet (arrow) passing through the stenotic pulmonary valve in B, before double-balloon valvuloplasty, in C, and after the procedure in D, with a thicker jet (arrow).

Keywords: Pulmonary Valve Stenosis; Cardiac Catheterization; Hypertrophy, Rigth Ventricular/physiopathology; Pulmonary Valve/surgery.