Successful Treatment of an Infected Right Ventricular to Pulmonary Artery Conduit

Jack G. Copeland, Clifford M. Morgan, David J. Sahn, Hugh D. Allen, Stanley J. Goldberg

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Abstract

This case report discusses the successful surgical management of a Staphylococcus aureus infection in and around a Hancock porcine valved xenograft conduit. After 14 days of persistent septicemia on antibiotics, the patient underwent replacement of the conduit. He is currently doing well, without antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)308-312
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume35
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Copeland, J. G., Morgan, C. M., Sahn, D. J., Allen, H. D., & Goldberg, S. J. (1983). Successful Treatment of an Infected Right Ventricular to Pulmonary Artery Conduit. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 35(3), 308-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0003-4975(10)61564-0