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Pulmonary valve replacement with annulus enlargement for pulmonary valve infective endocarditis: A case report
  • Kei Aizawa
Kei Aizawa
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Abstract

Isolated pulmonary valve infective endocarditis (PVIE) is very rare, with a frequency of 1.6-2.7% of all endocarditis cases. We report the case of a patient who underwent successful pulmonary valve replacement (PVR) with a bio-prosthetic valve to treat isolated PVIE.

Peer review status:POSTED

10 Sep 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
12 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
12 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed