Complex and extensive infective endocarditis: a novel surgical approach

Kalra, P.R., Tang, A.T., Morgan, J.M. and Haw, M.P. (2002) Complex and extensive infective endocarditis: a novel surgical approach. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 21, (2), 365-368. (doi:10.1016/S1010-7940(01)01094-6).


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Endocarditis involving the central fibrous body of the heart requires carefully planned surgical intervention. We present a novel approach in a 65-year-old male with extensive endocarditis involving the aortic root, ventricular septum, central fibrous body together with mitral, aortic and tricuspid valves.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/S1010-7940(01)01094-6
Additional Information: Case Report
ISSNs: 1010-7940 (print)
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Keywords: infective endocarditis, aortic root abscess, homograft, aorto-mitral curtain
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
ePrint ID: 25701
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Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 11:48

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