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Infectious endocarditis with an abscess around an aortic prosthesis
  1. J-P Baguet,
  2. O Chavanon,
  3. M-A Lebrun

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A 50 year old man was admitted for deterioration in his general condition, with a temperature of 38.7°C, shivering and asthenia. His history included idiopathic cirrhosis of the liver with portal hypertension and type 2 diabetes. Eighteen months previously, his aortic valve had been replaced with a Carpentier-Edwards bioprosthesis to correct pronounced …

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