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An Unusual Case of Left Upper Lobe Pulmonary Edema FREE TO VIEW

Joshua Rice; Scott L. Roth; Leonard J. Rossoff
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From the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Long Island Campus of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY.

1998 by the American College of Chest Physicians

Chest. 1998;114(1):328-330. doi:10.1378/chest.114.1.328
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This is a report of an unusual case of left, predominantly upper lobe, pulmonary edema secondary to paravalvular mitral regurgitation (MR) complicating mitral valve replacement. Transesophageal echocardiography proved helpful in making the diagnosis of MR and suggesting the mechanism of the pulmonary edema.




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