Novel percutaneous transcatheter intervention for refractory active endocarditis as a bridge to surgery-angiovac aspiration system.

@article{Divekar2013NovelPT,
  title={Novel percutaneous transcatheter intervention for refractory active endocarditis as a bridge to surgery-angiovac aspiration system.},
  author={Abhay Divekar and Thomas Scholz and Joss D Fernandez},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  year={2013},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={1008-12}
}
Guidelines for the treatment of active right-sided endocarditis are not well defined. We report the first novel use of an aspiration catheter system for transcatheter therapy of refractory active right sided endocarditis on a bioprosthetic valve in a high-risk surgical patient as a bridge to surgical intervention. 

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