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


American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 8-12, 2021.