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Early Mitral Valve Repair Failure in the Setting of Endocarditis: When to Reoperate? (JACC: Case Reports May 2021)
Description

Surgery is recommended for endocarditis complicated by annular abscess or destruction of the native valve. Guidelines also recommend valvular repair over replacement for endocarditis when feasible. Guidance on management of early repair failure is not well described.

JACC Editor-in-Chief
Julia Grapsa, MD, PhD, FACC

CME Editor
Nadeen N. Faza, MD, FACC

Author
Laura A. Weber, MD

Important Dates

Date of Release: May 19, 2021
Term of Approval/Date of CME/MOC/ECME Expiration: May 18, 2022

Summary
Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
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