Aortic Valve Endocarditis with Splenic and Brain Abscesses: Difficult Management Issues


  • Saina Attaran
  • Andrew Wragg
  • Wael Ibrahim Awad



Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis is associated with a high incidence of complications, a poor prognosis, and high operative mortality. We present a complex case of aortic valve endocarditis in a critically ill patient, highlight the difficult management issues, and report a good outcome.


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Attaran, S., Wragg, A., & Awad, W. I. (2011). Aortic Valve Endocarditis with Splenic and Brain Abscesses: Difficult Management Issues. The Heart Surgery Forum, 14(2), E139-E141.