Delayed presentation of a mitral annular perforation complicating Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis.


Journal Article

This report describes a patient who presented with congestive heart failure secondary to a mitral annular-left atrial fistula. There was a remote history of Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis involving the mitral valve which was treated medically 30 years previously. The sterile fistula was managed surgically with an annuloplasty.

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Cited Authors

  • Quigley, RL; Peter, RH; Lowe, JE

Published Date

  • October 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 777 - 780

PubMed ID

  • 1395191

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1395191

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1932-8737

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0160-9289

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/clc.4960151018


  • eng