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Turbulence in the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Caused by an Eccentric Mitral Inflow Jet Masquerades as Aortic Regurgitation

Paik, Paul Y. DO; Capdeville, Michelle MD; Duncan, Andra E. MD

doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000023
Cardiovascular Anesthesiology: Echo Rounds

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From the Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

Accepted for publication September 27, 2013.

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Funding: Financial support has been obtained from the Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Andra Duncan receives salary support from NIH #HL093065.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

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