Transesophageal Echocardiographic Findings of Quadricuspid Aortic Valve

Lai Cha-Po, Samon Koyanagi, Junichi Sadoshima, Akira Takeshita, Kouichi Tokunaga

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We report a case of a 40-year-old man who had a quadricuspid aortic valve associated with aortic regurgitation. The anomaly was revealed by transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), and confirmed by cardiac surgery. TEE is a useful noninvasive method for identifying the quadricuspid aortic valve.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)731-734
Number of pages4
JournalJapanese Heart Journal
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Quadricuspid aortic valve
  • Transesophageal echocardiography


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