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Rupture of a ventricular abscess after mitral valve replacement.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1554548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 65 year old man presented with bacterial endocarditis of the mitral valve. Immediately after mitral valve replacement a valve ring abscess ruptured. Early surgery should be performed when an intramyocardial abscess is suspected.
A E Weale; J Hutter; C M Collins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-07     Completed Date:  1992-05-07     Revised Date:  2010-09-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Bristol Royal Infirmary.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / complications*,  pathology
Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications*,  pathology
Heart Valve Diseases / etiology,  pathology
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Mitral Valve*
Postoperative Complications*
Streptococcal Infections / complications*,  pathology
Streptococcus mutans*

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