Najmi Hakim
National Institutes of Health
Internal medicineRadiologyInterstitial spaceCardiologyIschemic cardiomyopathyTransesophageal echocardiogramCardiomyopathyVentricleStaphylococcus aureusHematomaInfective endocarditisMitraClipCardiac RuptureMyocardial infarctionMedicineComplication
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#1Aslannif Roslan (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 2
#2Suraya Hani Kamsani (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 1
Last. Wan Nabeelah Megat Samsudin (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 2
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The MitraClip procedure (Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA) was introduced in 2003. As of July 2017, >50,000 patients have been treated worldwide.1 Six cases of infective endocarditis (IE) after repair with the MitraClip have been reported.2 Three of the six were caused by Staphylococcus aureus, and two of these patients died. Most of the patients were treated surgically.2, 3 Echocardiography plays a vital role in the diagnosis of IE. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has higher sensitivity ...
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#1Aslannif Roslan (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 2
#2Ahmad Tantawi Jauhari Aktifanus (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 2
Last. Ahmad Khairuddin (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 1
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Intramyocardial dissecting hematoma (IDH) is a rare form of cardiac rupture that can occur as a complication following acute myocardial infarction (MI) or during the remodeling process. It is usually caused by a hemorrhagic dissection through the myocardium.1, 2 It consists of blood infiltration into and through the myocardial wall, which maintains endocardial and epicardial integrity. Formation of IDH may result from rupture of intramyocardial vessels into the interstitial space, decreased tens...
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