Endocarditis and Anesthetic Implications of Complex Cardiac Surgery
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This case presents a 58-year-old male with ESRD on hemodialysis who was found to have a large right atrial thrombus from indwelling dialysis catheter. Upon removal by IR, patient continued to have positive blood cultures and a TEE was performed. Findings showed extensive subannular aortic root abscess that involved the left atrial wall, mitral valve, and left atrial appendage. Pt was boarded for a “Commando Procedure”. During this presentation we will discuss endocarditis and anesthesia implications of complex cardiac surgeries
Chokr M, Nowatzke RW, Soto RG. Endocarditis and anesthetic implications of complex cardiac surgery. Paper presented at: The American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting; 2021 Oct 8-12; San Diego, CA. Available at: https://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/9323/presentation/4310
American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 8-12, 2021.