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A Case of Infective Endocarditis After Transurethral Prostatic Resection

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A Case of Infective Endocarditis After Transurethral Prostatic Resection

Takashi Kawahara et al. Urol Ann.


We report a case of infective endocarditis (IE) after transurethral prostatic resection (TUR-P). A 63-year-old man who had underwent TUR-P for benign prostatic hyperplasia. After 40 days of surgery, he developed a fever. A diagnosis of IE was established by cardiography which detected large vegetation at mitral valve. After intravenous antibiotics therapy, he underwent mitral valve replacement surgery.

Keywords: Infective endocarditics; mitral valve replacement; transurethral prostatic resection.

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