Use of AngioVac for Removal of Tricuspid Valve Vegetation

Peter Wallenhorst, Joshua Rutland, John Gurley, Maya Guglin

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The use is reported of the AngioVac system to resolve a case of persistent bacteremia in the setting of MRSA tricuspid valve infective endocarditis. The infection was secondary to intravenous drug use in a patient who had failed multiple antibiotic regimens and was deemed a poor surgical candidate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)120-123
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Heart Valve Disease
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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