Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 225--227

Acute endocarditis of a percutaneously placed pulmonary valve


Karthik V Ramakrishnan1, Laura Olivieri2, Richard A Jonas1 
1 Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington DC - 20010, USA
2 Division of Cardiology, Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington DC - 20010, USA

Correspondence Address:
Richard A Jonas
Children«SQ»s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington DC - 20010
USA

Endocarditis of percutaneously placed pulmonary valve is increasingly being recognized and reported as a potentially life-threatening complication. In this report, we discuss a 17-year-old male who presented with septic shock secondary to staphylococcal endocarditis of a percutaneously placed pulmonary valve.


How to cite this article:
Ramakrishnan KV, Olivieri L, Jonas RA. Acute endocarditis of a percutaneously placed pulmonary valve.Ann Pediatr Card 2015;8:225-227


How to cite this URL:
Ramakrishnan KV, Olivieri L, Jonas RA. Acute endocarditis of a percutaneously placed pulmonary valve. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2015 [cited 2019 Dec 12 ];8:225-227
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