Detached mechanical prosthesis due to Brucella endocarditis


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Ada F. , Cakici M., Ozcinar E., Inan M. B. , Uysalel A.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.22, no.4, pp.840-842, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2014.10086
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.840-842

Abstract

In this article, we report a case of detached prosthetic valve due to Brucella endocarditis, which was successfully treated with aggressive surgical debridement following preoperative antibiotic treatment.