Bacterial endocarditis is a rare complication of cardiac catheterization. The authors present the history of a patient who developed fatal, acute bacterial endocarditis following diagnostic cardiac catheterization. The implications regarding antibiotic prophylaxis and catheterization technique are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - 1976|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine