Mitral obstruction in bacterial endocarditis

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Abstract

Mitral obstruction due to a large vegetation of acute Streptococcus viridans endocarditis occurred in a 47 year old man. Serial echocardiography documented the rapid growth of the vegetation and its haemodynamic effects. Emergency mitral valve replacement was performed too late to reverse the course of fatal septic shock.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-344
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Heart Journal
Volume53
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

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