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A case of candida albicans endocarditis 3 years after an aortic valve replacement. Successful combined medical and surgical therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  142090     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report a case of candida albicans endocarditis occurring 3 years after aortic valve replacement and bacterial endocarditis. They may attempt to the difficulty of the diagnosis, the successful combined surgical and medical treatment, the duration and the follow-up of the therapy and finally the aspect of the side effects of the used antifungal drugs.
Authors:
M Goenen; M Reynaert; P Jaumin; C H Chalant; J Tremouroux
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Publication Date:    1977 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-09-29     Completed Date:  1977-09-29     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  391-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use
Aortic Valve / surgery*
Candidiasis / drug therapy,  etiology*
Cardiomegaly / complications
Endocarditis / complications,  drug therapy,  etiology*
Female
Heart Failure / complications
Heart Valve Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Humans
Miconazole / therapeutic use
Postoperative Complications / surgery
Shock, Cardiogenic / complications
Shock, Septic / complications
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Antifungal Agents; 22916-47-8/Miconazole

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