Gwendolyne Phelippeau

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Plasma-derived products are often used in cardiac surgery. We report the case of a patient developing an infection due to Parvovirus B19 after coronary artery bypass. Symptoms were fever, asthenia, anemia, and pancreatitis. This infection can be transmitted from plasma-derived product, like fibrin sealant (used for hemostasis during surgery). Parvovirus B19(More)
OBJECTIVES Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains the leading acquired heart disease in the young worldwide. We aimed at assessing outcomes and influencing factors in the contemporary era. METHODS Hospital-based cohort in a high-income island nation where RHD remains endemic and the population is captive. All patients admitted with newly diagnosed RHD(More)
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