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Successful surgical treatment approach for mitral valve vegetation of infective endocarditis after severe soft tissue infection with mediastinitis.
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  • Kenichiro Uchida,
  • Yosuke Takahashi,
  • Toshihiko Shibata,
  • Yasumitsu Mizobata
Kenichiro Uchida
Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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Yosuke Takahashi
Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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Toshihiko Shibata
Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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Yasumitsu Mizobata
Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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Abstract

Transesophageal echocardiography is mandatory if you do suspect infective endocarditis. By approaching via a small right thoracotomy, vegetectomy and mitral valvuloplasty following severe mediastinitis were successfully accomplished without any complications. 

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

17 Feb 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
17 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
17 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
07 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
10 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
18 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
24 Mar 20211st Revision Received
24 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
24 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
24 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
26 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
11 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Accept