right-sided endocarditis


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right-sided endocarditis

Endocarditis affecting the tricuspid or pulmonary valve. It is usually the result of a percutaneous infection and is most often seen in injection drug users.
See also: endocarditis
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Right-sided endocarditis is commonly under-recognised and hence is an undetected entity.
Htun et al., "A novel approach in the management of right-sided endocarditis: percutaneous vegectomy using the AngioVac cannula," Future Cardiology, vol.
Transesophageal echocardiography in right-sided endocarditis. J Am Coll Cardiol 1993; 21(5):1226-1230.
(v) Septic pulmonary emboli arising from primary pyomyositis were consistent with the absence of both right-sided endocarditis and thrombosis of the lower extremities.