surgery for bacterial endocarditis may require extensive debridement and appropriate reconstruction for optimal results. Excision of the aortic valve and eroded membranous septum due to pneumococcal endocarditis with modified aortoseptoplasty was successfully accomplished in a six-year-old child.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine