Urology Annals

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 83--85

A case of infective endocarditis after transurethral prostatic resection


Takashi Kawahara1, Hiroki Taguchi2, Takuya Yamagishi2, Koichi Udagawa2, Hideki Ouchi2, Hioshi Misaki2 
1 Department of Urology, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, 236-0004, Japan
2 Department of Urology, Yamato City Hospital, Japan

Correspondence Address:
Takashi Kawahara
Department of Urology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, 236-0004
Japan

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.


How to cite this article:
Kawahara T, Taguchi H, Yamagishi T, Udagawa K, Ouchi H, Misaki H. A case of infective endocarditis after transurethral prostatic resection.Urol Ann 2010;2:83-85


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Kawahara T, Taguchi H, Yamagishi T, Udagawa K, Ouchi H, Misaki H. A case of infective endocarditis after transurethral prostatic resection. Urol Ann [serial online] 2010 [cited 2020 Oct 28 ];2:83-85
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