Diagnosis and surgical treatment for isolated tricuspid libman-sacks endocarditis: a rare case report and literatures review

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Libman-Sacks endocarditis (LSE), characterized by verrucous vegetations formation, is a typical cardiac manifestation of autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). It primarily leads to lesions of cardiac valves and mostly involved valves are mitral and aortic, but isolated tricuspid valve involvement… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13019-015-0302-1

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@inproceedings{Bai2015DiagnosisAS, title={Diagnosis and surgical treatment for isolated tricuspid libman-sacks endocarditis: a rare case report and literatures review}, author={Zhixuan Bai and Jianglong Hou and Wenjun Ren and Yingqiang Guo}, booktitle={Journal of cardiothoracic surgery}, year={2015} }