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Intracardiac echocardiography in the diagnosis of prosthetic valve endocarditis
  1. D Q Kolodner,
  2. D Shimbo,
  3. A R Magnano

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A 79-year-old woman was transferred to our hospital after a syncopal episode that resulted in a cervical spine fracture. She had undergone coronary artery bypass grafting and bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement 3 years before this admission. On presentation, she was febrile with blood cultures positive for Candida parapsilosis. Serial transthoracic echocardiograms did not show …

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