Title

Challenges in Managing Acute Myocardial Infarction Associated With Infective Endocarditis: A Case Report

Division

North Florida

Hospital

Ocala

Document Type

Case Report

Publication Date

9-16-2020

Keywords

acute myocardial infarction, septic coronary embolism, CABG with simultaneous mitral valve replacement, infective endocarditis

Disciplines

Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases | Internal Medicine | Surgery

Abstract

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

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