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Severe Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: A Tale of 2 Circuits (JACC: Case Reports September 2021)
Description
A 25-year-old woman with severe tricuspid valve endocarditis and septic pulmonary emboli required VA-ECMO for recurrent hypoxemia-induced cardiac arrest. We present the clinical challenges requiring ECMO circuit reconfiguration and a percutaneous approach for vegetation debulking.

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

CME Editor
Nadeen N. Faza, MD, FACC

Authors
Emily K. Zern, MD
Kenneth Shelton, MD

Important Dates

Date of Release: September 1, 2021
Term of Approval/Date of CME/MOC/ECME Expiration: August 31, 2022
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Aug 31, 2022
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ABIM-MOC Point
1 ECME Credit
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