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Left ventricle to left atrium shunt via a paravalvular abscess

Gašparović, Hrvoje and Šmalcelj, Anton and Brida, Margarita (2009) Left ventricle to left atrium shunt via a paravalvular abscess. Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon, 57 (7). pp. 421-2. ISSN 0171-6425

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    English abstract

    Intracardiac fistulas are rare complications of infective endocarditis that contribute to the complexity of surgical management, and impose an additional hemodynamic burden on the already challenged heart. We report on a case of successful surgical management of a paravalvular communication between the left ventricle and the left atrium via an abscess cavity.

    Item Type: Article
    MeSH: Abscess/diagnosis ; Abscess/microbiology ; Abscess/physiopathology ; Abscess/surgery ; Debridement ; Echocardiography, Doppler ; Echocardiography, Transesophageal ; Endocarditis, Bacterial/diagnosis ; Endocarditis, Bacterial/microbiology ; Endocarditis, Bacterial/physiopathology ; Endocarditis, Bacterial/surgery ; Fistula/diagnosis ; Fistula/microbiology ; Fistula/physiopathology ; Fistula/surgery ; Heart Catheterization ; Heart Diseases/diagnosis ; Heart Diseases/microbiology ; Heart Diseases/physiopathology ; Heart Diseases/surgery ; Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation ; Hemodynamics ; Humans ; Male ; Middle Aged ; Mitral Valve/microbiology ; Mitral Valve/physiopathology ; Mitral Valve/surgery ; Pericardium/transplantation ; Staphylococcus aureus/isolation & purification ; Treatment Outcome
    Divisions: Katedra za internu medicinu
    Katedra za kirurgiju
    Depositing User: Marijan Šember
    Status: Published
    Gašparović, Hrvoje
    Šmalcelj, Anton
    Brida, Margarita
    Date: October 2009
    Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2010
    Last Modified: 23 Sep 2011 18:11
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