Abscess pocket in the vegetation confirmed on 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.

evidence of embolic events. Because of uncontrolled infection and the possibility of pus spreading out into the cardiac structures, we decided to proceed with operation. After resection of the mass with AML, mitral valve was replaced by mechanical prosthetic valve. There was a septated space in the mass. The space was open to the left ventricular side… CONTINUE READING