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Bentall Operation for Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia.
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PMID:  23411835     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT; Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome) is an uncommon disease characterized by abnormal telangiectasias and arteriovenous malformations that cause recurrent bleeding. Here, we present the case of a patient with HHT, who had a history of pulmonary and hepatic arteriovenous malformations and endocarditis of a prosthetic aortic valve that was caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. The patient underwent the Bentall operation after coil embolization for pulmonary arteriovenous malformations. The postoperative course was uneventful.
Hideki Morita; Naoyuki Kimura; Koichi Yuri; Koichi Adachi; Atsushi Yamaguchi; Hideo Adachi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2186-1005     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9703158     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Jichi Medical University, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama, Japan.
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