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Infective endocarditis as a mid-term complication after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Case report and literature review.
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PMID:  24550078     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Few cases of infective endocarditis (IE) as a complication of percutaneous aortic valve implantation (TAVI) have been reported. Here, we present a case of IE caused by Streptococcus viridans that occurred 6 months after TAVI with the CoreValve Revalving System. The patient was successfully treated with antibiotics and was asymptomatic during the 2 years after IE. We also present a review of the literature, including 15 published cases of IE after TAVI. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Jakub Sulženko; Petr Toušek; Hana Línková
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-2-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
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Created Date:  2014-2-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc., a Wiley company.
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