By Henryk Siniawski
Active infective endocarditis is among the so much severe illnesses of the center. an infection frequently explanations periannular abscess, and should additionally unfold to impact the mitral valve constructions. This review of the result of surgical procedure of lively infective endocarditis used to be played on the German middle Institute Berlin. It specializes in preoperative research and proposes a brand new category of this endocarditic disease.
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LV S AO 1 LA Figure 16. Moderately extended jet lesion. Modified five-chamber view with color Doppler. 1: anterior mitral leaflet perforation by jet lesion 2 4 3 1 Figure 17. Advanced stage of jet lesion. Echocardiographic parasternal long axis view. There is a large perforation with aneurysm of the AML (1). 2 = septum, 3 = left atrium, 4 = basis of AML. Typical complications of extended endocarditis such as VSD (ventricular septal defect), fistulas and pseudoaneurysm formation were diagnosed according to classical criteria.
EF (%) post-op. s. s. s. s. s. Table 21. LV function in patients divided according to preoperative abscess extension assessed by TEE There was a significant improvement in the LVEDD in all groups, whereas there were no significant changes in EF postoperatively compared to preoperative values (Tables 20, 21). 1 vs. 1 vs. 0004). 7) Table 22. Distribution of complications dependent on stages of development and extension of abscess. MV = mitral valve endocarditis required surgery. Meta = tissue metastatic form of extension.
Active Infective Aortic Valve Endocarditis with Infection Extension: Clinical Features, Perioperative Echocardiographic Findings and Results of Surgical Treatment by Henryk Siniawski