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Table 3 Re-operation procedure, Antibiotics and Re-infection

From: Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus capitis: report of 4 cases

  Annular abscess
Valve dehiscence
Re-operation Procedure Prosthesis Intravenous antibiotics Oral antibiotics Observation period (days) Survive
Re-infection
Case 1 +
-
Abscess isolation
AVR
Biological
→Biological
AMK→ LZD→TEIC MINO 630 +
-
Case 2 -
-
AVR Biological
→Biological
VCM MINO 332 +
-
Case 3 +
+
Valve annuls reconstruction
AVR
Biological
→Biological
TEIC→VCM→LZD LVFX 224 +
-
Case 4 +
+
Valve annuls reconstruction
MVR
Biological
→Biological
VCM+GM LVFX 163 +
-
  1. AVR; aortic valve replacement, AMK; Amoxicillin, LZD; linezolid, TEIC; teicoplanin, MINO; minocycline, VCM; vancomycin, LVFX; levofloxacin, MVR; mitral valve replacement, GM; gentamicin.