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Successful surgical management for multiple cerebral mycotic aneurysms involving both carotid and vertebrobasilar systems in active infective endocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7811487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mycotic aneurysm is usually found in the middle cerebral artery associated with infective endocarditis. Previous reports we have identified include only 4 cases of vertebrobasilar aneurysm. We report on a 29-year-old female who had multiple mycotic aneurysms involving both the carotid and vertebrobasilar systems complicated by intracranial hemorrhage with infective endocarditis, in whom staged operations, mitral valve replacement and craniotomies, were successfully performed.
S Kuki; K Yoshida; K Suzuki; R Matsumura; A Okuda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1010-7940     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  1994  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-08     Completed Date:  1995-02-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  508-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital, Sakai, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Infected / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery*
Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications*,  surgery
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Intracranial Aneurysm / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery*
Mitral Valve
Streptococcal Infections / complications*

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