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Osmotic demyelination syndrome after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (head CT)

Head CT scans didn’t demonstrate any abnormality, including hypodensity in the pons, on either 1 day post-op (A) or 7 days post-op (B). (Source: Jin X, Wang Y. Case report: osmotic demyelination syndrome after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: case report and review of current literature. Front Med (Lausanne) 2022;9:915981. Creative Commons Attribution license [CC BY],

Associated Disorders

  • Alcoholism
  • Extrapontine myelinolysis
  • Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state
  • Hypokalemia
  • Malnutrition
  • Osmotic myelinolysis