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Cardiogenic shock due to partial occlusion of the left coronary ostium in infective endocarditis: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18980097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The case is presented of chronic aortic valve endocarditis in a previously asymptomatic 54-year-old male. The main initial clinical manifestation was cardiogenic shock, but further examination revealed the presence of a large mobile mass attached to a bicuspid aortic valve, partially occluding the left coronary ostium. The patient underwent emergency surgery to excise the vegetative mass and preserve the aortic valve. The postoperative outcome was satisfactory.
Mariano E Brizzio; Alex Zapolanski; Jason S Sperling
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of heart valve disease     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0966-8519     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Heart Valve Dis.     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-04     Completed Date:  2009-01-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312096     Medline TA:  J Heart Valve Dis     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  593-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
The Valley Hospital-Columbia Heart Center, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve* / surgery,  ultrasonography
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Occlusion / etiology*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Embolism / complications*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections / complications*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Gram-Positive Cocci*
Heart Failure / etiology,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Hemodynamics / physiology
Middle Aged
Myocardial Ischemia / etiology*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Shock, Cardiogenic / etiology*,  surgery,  ultrasonography

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