Total tricuspid valvulectomy without replacement in the treatment of Pseudomonas endocarditis

A. Arbulu, N. W. Thoms, A. Chiscano, R. F. Wilson

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Abstract

The incidence of acute Pseudomonas tricuspid endocarditis is increasing among heroin addicts and is usually fatal because of persistent resistant septicemia, repeated septic pulmonary emboli with or without pleural effusion and/or empyema, and tricuspid insufficiency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)162-164
Number of pages3
JournalSurgical forum
VolumeVol.22
StatePublished - Jan 1 1971
Externally publishedYes

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  • Surgery

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