Effect of lifelong antibiotic treatment for aortic arch prosthesis infection

Leopold Rupprecht, Jirka Grosse, Dirk Hellwig, Christof Schmid
2017 Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery  
A patient who underwent multiple aortic operations suffered persistent infection of the ascending aorta and arch prosthesis and was finally treated with lifelong antibiotics. An 8-year follow-up with positron emission computed tomography is reported.
doi:10.1093/icvts/ivx190 pmid:28637182 fatcat:cccomxksszgufaqvsp646embha