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Brucellosis relapse causing prosthetic valve endocarditis and aortic root infective pseudoaneurysm.
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PMID:  21958835     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report a previously treated case of brucellosis and aortic root replacement, which became complicated by prosthetic valve endocarditis and a massive aortic root pseudoaneurysm. Preoperative blood and intraoperative pseudoaneurysm wall cultures were positive for Brucella, and the patient was managed successfully with a combination of surgical and medical treatment. Brucella endocarditis is further discussed.
Ahmad Ali Amirghofran; Ashkan Karimi; Abbas Emaminia; Mohammad Bagher Sharifkazemi; Shirvan Salaminia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e77-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
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