Bacterial endocarditis after cardiac catheterization

J. W. Mason, R. M. Rossen, T. Colby, D. C. Harrison

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)293-296
Number of pages4
JournalChest
Volume70
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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