Mitral valve endocarditis due to Abiotrophia defectiva in a 14th week pregnant woman.

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Infective endocarditis during pregnancy carries a high mortality risk, both for the mother and for the foetus and requires a multidisciplinary team in the management of complicated cases. We report our experience with a 39-year old patient, affected by an acute active mitral endocarditis due to Abiotrophia defectiva at the 14th gestational week, strongly… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/icvts/ivv289

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@article{Botta2016MitralVE, title={Mitral valve endocarditis due to Abiotrophia defectiva in a 14th week pregnant woman.}, author={Luca Botta and Roberto Merati and Gabriele M Vignati and Carlo Andrea Orcese and Benedetta de Chiara and Aldo Cannata and Giuseppe Bruschi and Pasquale A Fratto}, journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery}, year={2016}, volume={22 1}, pages={112-4} }