A Case of Successful Treatment of Infective Endocarditis Complicated with Intracranial Hemorrhage, and Literature Review
AbstractThe risks of neurological deteriorations during open heart surgery under heparinization in patients with infective endocarditis complicated by intracranial hemorrhage remain unknown. The optimal timing for heart surgery is still a point of conflict. We report a case in which a young man who had suffered from infective endocarditis complicated with intracranial hemorrhage successfully received mitral valve replacement on day 9 after the onset of intracranial hemorrhage.
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