ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Detached mechanical prosthesis due to Brucella endocarditis
Fatih Ada, Mehmet Çakıcı, Evren Özçınar, Mustafa Bahadır İnan, Adnan Uysalel
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical Faculty of Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2014.10086
In this article, we report a case of detached prosthetic valve due to Brucella endocarditis, which was successfully treated with aggressive surgical debridement following preoperative antibiotic treatment.
Keywords : Brucellosis; endocarditis; surgery
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