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  • Recognition and management of hemolysis following transcatheter aortic valve replacement in a patient with chronic kidney disease


    A 79-year-old female with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and transthoracic aortic valve replacement presented with exertional dyspnea and was found to have hemolysis due to moderate paravalvular leak. Balloon dilatation resolved symptoms and anemia. Detecting hemolysis related to paravalvular leak is challenging due to CKD, possibly leading to bone marrow suppression.

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