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Unusual Case of Aortic Coarctation Complicated by Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm and Bicuspid Aortic Valve Endocarditis

Niloufar Samiei 1 , * , Azin Alizadeh 2 , Arash Hashemi 3 , Yalda Mirmesdagh 1 , Kambiz Mozaffari 3 and Saeid Hosseini 1
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1 Heart Valve Disease Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Echocardiography Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: February 27, 2014, 3 (1); e13838
  • Published Online: February 24, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: July 28, 2013
  • Revised: September 16, 2013
  • Accepted: October 4, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.13838

To Cite: Samiei N, Alizadeh A, Hashemi A, Mirmesdagh Y, Mozaffari K, et al. Unusual Case of Aortic Coarctation Complicated by Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm and Bicuspid Aortic Valve Endocarditis, Res Cardiovasc Med. 2014 ;3(1):e13838. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.13838.

Abstract
Copyright: Copyright © 0, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Conclusions
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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