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A case of infective endocarditis after transurethral prostatic resection

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Author(s): Kawahara Takashi | Taguchi Hiroki | Yamagishi Takuya | Udagawa Koichi | Ouchi Hideki | Misaki Hioshi

Journal: Urology Annals
ISSN 0974-7796

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 83;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Infective endocarditics | transurethral prostatic resection | mitral valve replacement

ABSTRACT
We report a case of infective endocarditis (IE) after transurethral prostatic resection (TUR-P). A 63-year-old man who had underwent TUR-P for benign prostatic hyperplasia. After 40 days of surgery, he developed a fever. A diagnosis of IE was established by cardiography which detected large vegetation at mitral valve. After intravenous antibiotics therapy, he underwent mitral valve replacement surgery.
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