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Author Idrees, Jahanzaib ♦ Albacker, Turki B. ♦ Gordon, Steven M. ♦ Shin, Joyce ♦ Menon, Venugopal ♦ Roselli, Eric E.
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 ♦ Chemistry & allied sciences ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Biochemistry ♦ Natural history of organisms ♦ Microorganisms, fungi & algae ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human anatomy, cytology, histology ♦ Pharmacology and therapeutics ♦ Diseases ♦ Surgery & related medical specialties ♦ Manufacture for specific uses ♦ Precision instruments & other devices
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Cardiovascular System ♦ Anatomy ♦ Eukaryota ♦ Bacteria ♦ Organisms ♦ Bacterial Infections and Mycoses ♦ Cardiovascular Diseases ♦ Diseases ♦ Chemical Actions and Uses ♦ Chemicals and Drugs ♦ Diagnosis ♦ Investigative Techniques ♦ Equipment and Supplies ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Persons ♦ Persons
Subject Keyword Discipline Cardiology ♦ Discipline Surgery ♦ Abscess ♦ Microbiology ♦ Angiomatosis, Bacillary ♦ Aortic Valve ♦ Endocarditis, Bacterial ♦ Etiology ♦ Heart Valve Diseases ♦ Surgery ♦ Heart Valve Prosthesis ♦ Adverse Effects ♦ Prosthesis-related Infections ♦ Diagnosis ♦ Drug Therapy ♦ Therapy ♦ Anti-bacterial Agents ♦ Therapeutic Use ♦ Bartonella Henselae ♦ Isolation & Purification ♦ Diagnosis, Differential ♦ Echocardiography, Transesophageal ♦ Follow-up Studies ♦ Humans ♦ Male ♦ Middle Aged ♦ Journal Article
Abstract A patient with a prosthetic aortic valve, and culture negative endocarditis caused by Bartonella henselae presented with nonspecific constitutional symptoms, skin rash, and then later developed acute renal failure. The patient underwent redo sternotomy, aortic root, and ascending aorta replacement with a homograft, which resolved his symptoms and the renal failure.
Description Country affiliation: United States
Author Affiliation: Idrees J ( Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195-5108, USA.)
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 Article
Publisher Date 2011-09-01
Publisher Place United States
e-ISSN 15408191
Journal Journal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume Number 26
Issue Number 5


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Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus