prosthetic valve endocarditis


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prosthetic valve endocarditis

Bacterial infection of a surgically implanted artificial heart valve.
See also: endocarditis

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Patients with previous cardiac surgery, especially those with prosthetic valve endocarditis, were also at increased risk of death.
In conclusion, in the light of the patient's complex comorbid profile, prosthetic valve endocarditis after TAVI is a medical challenge.
In recent years, staphylococci have overtaken streptococci as the most frequent causes of native and prosthetic valve endocarditis.
Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by Streptococcus constellatus infection complicated with perivalvular abscess: serial observation by transesophageal echocardiography: a case report.
Bivalvular Bartonella henselae prosthetic valve endocarditis.
Heart transplantation for intractable prosthetic valve endocarditis.
has been recovered from blood samples of a patient without CF who had prosthetic valve endocarditis (7).