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Right-sided vegetation unmasks aortic endocarditis
European Journal of Echocardiography
Echocardiography is a key tool in the diagnosis of infective endocarditis. Although transthoracic echocardiography is the first step in the work-up, transoesophageal echocardiography is mandatory for the evaluation of the exact extent of the infectious process. Indeed, perivalvular abscess can fistulate towards different heart chambers, leading sometimes to critical clinical situations.
Aortic Valve , diagnosis , Echocardiography , Echocardiography,Transesophageal , Endocarditis,Bacterial , Heart , Heart Valve Diseases , Humans , Male , microbiology , Middle Aged , surgery , Switzerland , ultrasonography
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