ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Successful surgical treatment of aggressive right-sided infective endocarditis in a chronic hemodialysis patient
Emre Gürel1, Zeki Yüksel Günaydın2, Melih Ürkmez3, Diyar Köprülü, Tuncay Kırış1
Ordu State Hospital, Ordu, Turkey
1Departments of Cardiology, Ordu State Hospital, Ordu, Turkey
2Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty of Ordu University, Ordu, Turkey
3Departments of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ordu State Hospital, Ordu, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2014.10299
Right-sided infective endocarditis is rare. In this article, we presented successful urgent surgical management of aggressive tricuspid valve infective endocarditis with recurrent pulmonary embolism in a chronic hemodialysis patient.
Keywords : Endocarditis; renal failure; tricuspid valve
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