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Vol 80, No 2 (2022)
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Infective endocarditis in a 52-year-old male patient with vegetations of all four heart valves and extremely high cardiac operative risk

Paweł Maeser1, Robert Morawiec1, Jarosław Drożdż1
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0191
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Pubmed: 34970989
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Kardiol Pol 2022;80(2):229-230.
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  1. 2nd Cardiology Department, Chair of Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Diseases, Medical University of Lodz, Łódź, Poland

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Vol 80, No 2 (2022)
Clinical vignette
Published online: 2021-12-29

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Title

Infective endocarditis in a 52-year-old male patient with vegetations of all four heart valves and extremely high cardiac operative risk

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 80, No 2 (2022)

Article type

Clinical vignette

Pages

229-230

Published online

2021-12-29

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689

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142

DOI

10.33963/KP.a2021.0191

Pubmed

34970989

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2022;80(2):229-230.

Authors

Paweł Maeser
Robert Morawiec
Jarosław Drożdż

References (4)
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  2. Cuervo G, Escrihuela-Vidal F, Gudiol C, et al. Current challenges in the management of infective endocarditis. Front Med (Lausanne). 2021; 8: 641243.
  3. Kiefer T, Park L, Tribouilloy C, et al. Association between valvular surgery and mortality among patients with infective endocarditis complicated by heart failure. JAMA. 2011; 306(20): 2239–2247.
  4. Østergaard L, Smerup MH, Iversen K, et al. Differences in mortality in patients undergoing surgery for infective endocarditis according to age and valvular surgery. BMC Infect Dis. 2020; 20(1): 705.

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