A case series of medically managed infective endocarditis after transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Aung, Thi, Poon, Karl, Horvath, Robert, Coulter, Christopher and Walters, Darren L. (2013) A case series of medically managed infective endocarditis after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 45 6: 489-493. doi:10.3109/00365548.2012.754105


Author Aung, Thi
Poon, Karl
Horvath, Robert
Coulter, Christopher
Walters, Darren L.
Title A case series of medically managed infective endocarditis after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Journal name Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0036-5548
1651-1980
Publication date 2013-06
Year available 2013
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.3109/00365548.2012.754105
Open Access Status
Volume 45
Issue 6
Start page 489
End page 493
Total pages 5
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Informa Healthcare
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Abstract We report a series of 4 cases of transcatheter aortic valve replacement infective endocarditis from our institution. Atypical diagnostic features were noted echocardiographically. Infection with enterococcal species was prevalent and a coexisting mitral valve vegetation was found in 2 patients. All 4 patients had excellent responses to intravenous antibiotics.
Keyword TAVR
Transcatheter aortic valve replacements
Infective endocarditis
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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