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Left atrial endocarditis as a rare complication of mitral valve endocarditis: a clinical case

Ali Hamadanchi1, Wolfgang Bothe2, Alexander Pfeil3, Azita Abdi Rad4, Bernhard R Brehm1, Hans R Figulla1, Thorsten Doenst2, Marcus Franz1 and Christian Jung1*

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1 Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, D-07747, Jena, Germany

2 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany

3 Department of Internal medicine III, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany

4 Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany

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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012, 12:103  doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-103

Published: 15 November 2012

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Movie 1. TEE showing the flail Posterior Mitral Leaflet (P2), with associated vegetations and a large regurgitant orifice area.

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Movie 2. Three dimensional surgical view of MV, flail P2 and small vegetations.

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