Year : 2017  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 25-27

Repair of ascending aortic aneurysm following resection of subaortic membrane in a 4-year-old child

Department of Anesthesia, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

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Mai A Madkour
3 Mohamed Salem Street, Haram, Giza - 12555
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DOI: 10.4103/ejca.ejca_12_17

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Clinical findings of infective endocarditis in children may be nonspecific in the form of prolonged low-grade fever, weakness, and weight loss, all of which require careful investigations for infective endocarditis. Transoesphageal echocardiography was helpful in management of intraoperative repair of ascending aortic aneurysm as a complication of infective endocarditis in this child.

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