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Interventional Medicine and Applied Science
Authors: Macit Kalçık, Mahmut Yesin, Emrah Bayam, Mustafa Ozan Gürsoy, Ahmet Güner, Sabahattin Gündüz, and Mehmet Özkan

Prosthetic valve thrombosis (PVT) is a life-threatening complication in pregnant women with mechanical prosthetic heart valves. Thrombolytic therapy (TT) has evolved as an effective treatment alternative to surgery, which is associated with very high maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity in these patients. Acute ischemic stroke may rarely occur during TT for PVT. Here, we present a pregnant patient who was complicated with cerebral thromboembolism during TT for PVT and successfully managed with continuation of TT.

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