Document Detail


Perforated periaortic valve abscess presents as acute pericarditis and patient died in transesophageal echocardiographic study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16644446     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rupture of infective endocarditis-associated perivalvular abscess of left ventricular outlet leading to death is a rare complication of transesophageal echocardiography. We report a case of impending rupture periaortic valve abscess of left ventricular outlet that was initially diagnosed as acute pericarditis at the emergency department in which the patient suddenly collapsed during the ongoing procedure of transesophageal echocardiography. Emergency surgical intervention was performed, but in vain. Destructive aortic valve and rupture of the periaortic valve abscess were found.
Authors:
Tsung-Neng Tsai; Bing-Hsiean Tzeng; Gou-Jieng Hong; Kai-Min Chu; Shu-Meng Cheng; Shih-Ping Yang
Related Documents :
11509296 - Vascular complications associated with a large cardiac fibroma.
15063356 - Matrix metalloproteinases, oxidative stress and the acute response to acute myocardial ...
1571976 - Rotablator induced "shave" of intraluminal cap exposing intramural plaque crater.
15282436 - The rapid diagnosis of pseudoaneurysm formation in left ventricular free wall rupture.
19107356 - Implantation of lumenless pacing leads at the inter-atrial septum and right ventricular...
17112986 - Contrast-enhanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging of right ventricular infarc...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1097-6795     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2006 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-04-28     Completed Date:  2006-06-06     Revised Date:  2007-11-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  579.e1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abscess / etiology*,  ultrasonography*
Acute Disease
Adult
Aneurysm, Ruptured / etiology*,  ultrasonography*
Aortic Valve Insufficiency / etiology*,  ultrasonography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography, Transesophageal / adverse effects*
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Male
Pericarditis / etiology,  ultrasonography

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Spontaneous retraction of an intramyocardial dissecting hemorrhage and multiple left ventricular thr...
Next Document:  Preparations and prokinetics.