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A Misinterpreted Case of Aorta Prosthesis Endocarditis: Remember The Phenomenon of Microbubbles

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title = "A Misinterpreted Case of Aorta Prosthesis Endocarditis: Remember The Phenomenon of Microbubbles",
abstract = "A 17-year-old male with a history of newly implanted mechanical valve at the aortic position, presented with fever, rigors, and painful cutaneous abscesses on his lower extremities and was suspected for infective endocarditis. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) showed a vegetation-like structure following the movement of the mechanical heart valve (MHV), which eventually proved to be a product of degassing microbubbles (MB).",
author = "Lerche, {Christian Johann} and Haugan, {Ketil J{\o}rgen} and Reimers, {Jesper Irving} and Nikolaj Ihlemann",
note = "{\circledC} 2013, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.",
year = "2013",
month = "4",
day = "25",
doi = "10.1111/echo.12224",
language = "English",
volume = "30",
pages = "E188--E191",
journal = "Echocardiography",
issn = "0742-2822",
publisher = "Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc",
number = "7",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - A Misinterpreted Case of Aorta Prosthesis Endocarditis

T2 - Remember The Phenomenon of Microbubbles

AU - Lerche, Christian Johann

AU - Haugan, Ketil Jørgen

AU - Reimers, Jesper Irving

AU - Ihlemann, Nikolaj

N1 - © 2013, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

PY - 2013/4/25

Y1 - 2013/4/25

N2 - A 17-year-old male with a history of newly implanted mechanical valve at the aortic position, presented with fever, rigors, and painful cutaneous abscesses on his lower extremities and was suspected for infective endocarditis. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) showed a vegetation-like structure following the movement of the mechanical heart valve (MHV), which eventually proved to be a product of degassing microbubbles (MB).

AB - A 17-year-old male with a history of newly implanted mechanical valve at the aortic position, presented with fever, rigors, and painful cutaneous abscesses on his lower extremities and was suspected for infective endocarditis. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) showed a vegetation-like structure following the movement of the mechanical heart valve (MHV), which eventually proved to be a product of degassing microbubbles (MB).

U2 - 10.1111/echo.12224

DO - 10.1111/echo.12224

M3 - Journal article

VL - 30

SP - E188-E191

JO - Echocardiography

JF - Echocardiography

SN - 0742-2822

IS - 7

ER -

ID: 38886024