A case report: black oesophagus as a possible complication o
The increasing number of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in the last few years has unveiled a unique set of events and complications that need prompt recognition and management in order to improve patient outcomes, often involving a multidisciplinary team.

European Heart Journal - Case Reports, ytz069 presents a case of a 86-year-old woman with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis that underwent a TAVI and, in the post-procedure period, presented with acute abundant haematemesis, haemodynamic instability, and haemoglobin drop. The diagnosis of acute necrotizing oesophagitis (ANE) was made by upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.

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