February / 02

46 yo male with chest pain and clinical picture of an acute myocardial infarction.
ECG showed ST depression in early precordial leads.
While performing direct PCI to circumflex and LAD lesion, patient condition deteriated rapidly into acute pulmonary edema.

He was intubated. In cardiac catheterization lab, TTE showed severe mitral regurgitation.This was followed with TEE which identified the cause of the severe mitral regurgition.


TEE without color flow  (Slow motion and real time)

TEE with color flow


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