Challenges in Managing Acute Myocardial Infarction Associated With Infective Endocarditis: A Case Report
Ocala Regional Medical Center
acute myocardial infarction, septic coronary embolism, CABG with simultaneous mitral valve replacement, infective endocarditis
Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases | Internal Medicine | Surgery
Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a rare but recognized and potentially serious complication of infective endocarditis (IE). This case describes the challenges surrounding the management of AMI in the setting of septic coronary embolism, brain, spleen, and kidney infarcts due to septic emboli from native mitral valve IE.
Publisher or Conference
Journal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports
Faluk MA, Vuu S, Kathi K, et al. Challenges in Managing Acute Myocardial Infarction Associated With Infective Endocarditis: A Case Report. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2020;8:1-4. https://doi.org/10.1177/2324709620960001