Title

AngioVac Removal of an Isolated Infected Pulmonary Valve Papillary Fibroelastoma

Division

West Florida

Hospital

Bayonet Point

Document Type

Case Report

Publication Date

11-18-2020

Keywords

AngioVac, endocarditis, infective endocarditis, papillary

Disciplines

Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases | Neoplasms | Surgical Procedures, Operative

Abstract

The AngioVac (Angiodynamics) system is indicated for the removal of right-sided venous soft thrombi and emboli. This is the first report that demonstrates the AngioVac system can be extended to the extraction of right-sided cardiac tumors, in the current case, a pulmonary valve papillary fibroelastoma infected with Streptococcus salivarius and Rothia species. (Level of Difficulty: Advanced.)

Publisher or Conference

JACC Case Reports

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