A Case of Double Valve Annuloplasty for Combined Valvular Disease with Protein-Losing Gastroenteropathy after Closure of VSD

(Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka Koseinenkin Hospital, Osaka, Japan)

Junichi Hasegawa Keishi Kadoba Shigeo Nagasaka
A 37-year-old man with protein-losing gastroenteropathy underwent surgery for mitral and tricuspid regurgitation. Serum protein level and serum albumin level were normalized after surgery. Gastrointestinal scintigraphy images using 99mTc-labeled albumin also showed no collection of tracer in gastrointestinal tract.
@Jpn. J. Cardiovasc. Surg. 30: 48-50 (2001)