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

Authors

  • Saina Attaran
  • Andrew Wragg
  • Wael Ibrahim Awad

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20101098

Abstract

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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Published

2011-04-26

How to Cite

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. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20101098

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