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Fig. 1 | Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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From: Heart transplantation as salvage therapy for progressive prosthetic valve endocarditis due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis (MRSE)

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Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) findings on cardiological follow-up evaluation 06/2014 after urgent prosthetic mitral valve replacement was successfully performed in 11/2013. In the different views, A and B, the abscess formation (arrows) around the mechanical valved conduit is shown, which has direct contact to the left ventricle (LV). LA denotes for the left atrium, RA right atrium and Ao aorta ascendens

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