Clin Surg | Volume 3, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Infective Endocarditis: More Than a Heart

Irem Karauzum, Kurtulus Karauzum and Tayfun Sahin*

Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Infective Endocarditis: More Than a Heart 

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Infective endocarditis is a severe disease associated with high mortality rates. Symptomatic neurological complications occur in 20% to 50% of patients with IE. We reported a 42 year-old man with IE who was presented with neurological manifestations, and treated with surgery successfully.


Infective endocarditis; Mycotic aneurysm; Bicuspid aortic valve; Vegetation


Karauzum I, Karauzum K, Sahin T. Infective Endocarditis: More Than a Heart. Clin Surg. 2018; 3: 1849.

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