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Cardiac tamponade as an unusual manifestation of infective endocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20021511     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Contained rupture of the left ventricle secondary to a myocardial abscess is uncommon. We present a case of infective endocarditis of the aortic valve with an unusual manifestation: a cardiac tamponade due to a pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle.
Jamil Hajj-Chahine; Jacques Tomasi; Fadia Haddad
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-12-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-24     Completed Date:  2010-09-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, CHU de Poitiers, Poitiers Cedex, France.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / etiology*
Aneurysm, False / etiology*
Aortic Valve / surgery*
Cardiac Tamponade / etiology*
Cardiomyopathies / etiology*
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Artery Disease / etiology,  surgery
Endocarditis / complications*,  surgery*
Heart Valve Diseases / complications*,  surgery*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Heart Ventricles*
Treatment Outcome

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