A 12 year old girl in congestive heart failure was diagnosed to be suffering from severe polyvalvular disease due to a combination of congenital and rheumatic lesions. Cardiac catheterization demonstrated stenotic lesions of all the heart valves. The child underwent quadruple valve commissurotomy and is symptom free and thriving 2 years later.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine