Pulmonary endarterectomy for saddling pulmonary embolism by Aspergillus fungus in an immunocompetent patient

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Abstract

We present a case of Tricuspid valve Aspergillus endocarditis with saddle shaped massive pulmonary embolism occurring in an immunocompetent host. The patient was managed uniquely by pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) and combination antifungal chemotherapy with Liposomal amphotericin-B + caspofungin.

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Minhas, H. S., Jain, G., Mangukia, C., & Goyal, M. (2014). Pulmonary endarterectomy for saddling pulmonary embolism by Aspergillus fungus in an immunocompetent patient. Indian Heart Journal, 66(5), 539–542. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ihj.2014.08.008

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