Aortic valve endocarditis with splenic and brain abscesses: difficult management issues.

Abstract

Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis is associated with a high incidence of complications, a poor prognosis, and high operative mortality. We present a complex case of aortic valve endocarditis in a critically ill patient, highlight the difficult management issues, and report a good outcome. 
DOI: 10.1532/HSF98.20101098

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@article{Attaran2011AorticVE, title={Aortic valve endocarditis with splenic and brain abscesses: difficult management issues.}, author={Saina Attaran and Andrew Wragg and Wael Ibrahim Awad}, journal={The heart surgery forum}, year={2011}, volume={14 2}, pages={E139-41} }