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Author Guida, Máximo ♦ Pecora, Giuseppina ♦ Borzellino, Diego ♦ Borzellino, Rino
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher Wiley
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Natural history of organisms ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human anatomy, cytology, histology ♦ Diseases ♦ Surgery & related medical specialties
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Cardiovascular System ♦ Anatomy ♦ Eukaryota ♦ Organisms ♦ Bacterial Infections and Mycoses ♦ Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms ♦ Diseases ♦ Surgical Procedures, Operative ♦ Equipment and Supplies ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Persons ♦ Persons
Subject Keyword Discipline Cardiology ♦ Discipline Surgery ♦ Aortic Valve ♦ Surgery ♦ Endocarditis, Bacterial ♦ Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation ♦ Thoracotomy ♦ Methods ♦ Acute Disease ♦ Pathology ♦ Heart Valve Prosthesis ♦ Humans ♦ Male ♦ Middle Aged ♦ Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures ♦ Case Reports ♦ Journal Article
Abstract During the last few years, several minimally invasive operating techniques have been described to perform aortic valve replacements. We report a case of an acute aortic valve bacterial endocarditis, which was successfully dealt with a valve-replacement via a right anterior minithoracotomy through the third intercostal space.
Description Country affiliation: Venezuela
Author Affiliation: Guida M ( FundaCardio Foundation,Valencia,Venezuela. m120159@telcel.net.ve)
ISSN 08860440
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Case study ♦ Article
Publisher Date 2008-09-01
Publisher Place United States
e-ISSN 15408191
Journal Journal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume Number 23
Issue Number 5


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Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus