Right Coronary Artery Septic Embolization Secondary to Aerococcus urinae Native Mitral Valve Endocarditis

Kunal D. Kotkar, Sameh M. Said, Hector I Michelena, Brendan Wanta, Maria D. Fritock, Larry M. Baddour

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Abstract

Septic embolization to the coronary arteries from infective endocarditis is a rare occurrence. Appropriate treatment is not yet fully determined. We report a case of mitral valve endocarditis due to Aerococcus urinae presenting as acute inferior myocardial infarction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e295-e297
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume102
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016

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Aerococcus
Endocarditis
Mitral Valve
Coronary Vessels
Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction

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  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Right Coronary Artery Septic Embolization Secondary to Aerococcus urinae Native Mitral Valve Endocarditis. / Kotkar, Kunal D.; Said, Sameh M.; Michelena, Hector I; Wanta, Brendan; Fritock, Maria D.; Baddour, Larry M.

In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 102, No. 4, 01.10.2016, p. e295-e297.

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Kotkar, Kunal D. ; Said, Sameh M. ; Michelena, Hector I ; Wanta, Brendan ; Fritock, Maria D. ; Baddour, Larry M. / Right Coronary Artery Septic Embolization Secondary to Aerococcus urinae Native Mitral Valve Endocarditis. In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2016 ; Vol. 102, No. 4. pp. e295-e297.
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