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Urol Ann. 2010 May;2(2):83-5. doi: 10.4103/0974-7796.65109.

A case of infective endocarditis after transurethral prostatic resection.

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Department of Urology, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, 236-0004, Japan.

Abstract

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.

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Infective endocarditics; mitral valve replacement; transurethral prostatic resection

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