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Bacterial endocarditis in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7155487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Bacterial endocarditis in pregnancy is uncommon but serious. A case is presented of subacute bacterial endocarditis with severe aortic and mitral valvular insufficiency and with associated multiple systemic and cerebral emboli. Therapy consisted of cesarean section at 33 weeks' gestation followed by aortic and mitral valve replacement; there was no maternal or fetal mortality. The English literature on infective endocarditis complicating pregnancy is reviewed.
D G Payne; J I Fishburne; A J Rufty; F R Johnston
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1982 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-03-17     Completed Date:  1983-03-17     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-50     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Aortic Valve Insufficiency / complications,  surgery
Cesarean Section
Embolism / complications,  drug therapy
Endocarditis, Bacterial / diagnosis*
Heart Catheterization
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Infant, Newborn
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / complications,  drug therapy
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / complications,  surgery
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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