Diagnostic performance of FDG-PET/CTA in native mitral valve endocarditis

Diagnostic performance of FDG-PET/CTA in native mitral valve endocarditis IMAGES THAT TEACH Diagnostic performance of FDG-PET/CTA in native mitral valve endocarditis a a a Shoko Maeda, MD, Nobuhiro Tahara, MD, PhD, Fumitake Takase, MD, a a a Munehisa Bekki, MD, Atsuko Tahara, MD, Akihiro Honda, MD, PhD, a a a Sachiyo Igata, PhD, Yoichi Sugiyama, MD, Tomohisa Nakamura, MD, a b b Jiahui Sun, MD, Seiji Kurata, MD, PhD, Kiminori Fujimoto, MD, PhD, b a Toshi Abe, MD, PhD, Yoshihiro Fukumoto, MD, PhD Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan Department of Radiology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan Received May 18, 2018; accepted May 18, 2018 doi:10.1007/s12350-018-1321-9 CASE PRESENTATION murmur (Levine grade III/VI) was present on ausculta- Infective endocarditis is a life-threatening condition tion. Transesophageal echocardiography with color caused by microbial infection of heart valves. F- Doppler revealed mild-to-moderate mitral valve regur- fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission (FDG-PET) com- gitation (Figure 1A) and a posterior mitral leaflet (PML) bined with computed tomography (CT) and CT verruca (5 9 8 mm) suggesting a vegetation (Fig- angiography (CTA) were recently introduced as addi- ure 1B; arrowhead). Peripheral blood culture tional tools to diagnose prosthetic valve endocarditis in repetitively identified a-Streptococcus species. The the most http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Nuclear Cardiology Springer Journals
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Springer US
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Copyright © 2018 by American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
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Medicine & Public Health; Cardiology; Nuclear Medicine; Imaging / Radiology
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1071-3581
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1532-6551
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10.1007/s12350-018-1321-9
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IMAGES THAT TEACH Diagnostic performance of FDG-PET/CTA in native mitral valve endocarditis a a a Shoko Maeda, MD, Nobuhiro Tahara, MD, PhD, Fumitake Takase, MD, a a a Munehisa Bekki, MD, Atsuko Tahara, MD, Akihiro Honda, MD, PhD, a a a Sachiyo Igata, PhD, Yoichi Sugiyama, MD, Tomohisa Nakamura, MD, a b b Jiahui Sun, MD, Seiji Kurata, MD, PhD, Kiminori Fujimoto, MD, PhD, b a Toshi Abe, MD, PhD, Yoshihiro Fukumoto, MD, PhD Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan Department of Radiology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan Received May 18, 2018; accepted May 18, 2018 doi:10.1007/s12350-018-1321-9 CASE PRESENTATION murmur (Levine grade III/VI) was present on ausculta- Infective endocarditis is a life-threatening condition tion. Transesophageal echocardiography with color caused by microbial infection of heart valves. F- Doppler revealed mild-to-moderate mitral valve regur- fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission (FDG-PET) com- gitation (Figure 1A) and a posterior mitral leaflet (PML) bined with computed tomography (CT) and CT verruca (5 9 8 mm) suggesting a vegetation (Fig- angiography (CTA) were recently introduced as addi- ure 1B; arrowhead). Peripheral blood culture tional tools to diagnose prosthetic valve endocarditis in repetitively identified a-Streptococcus species. The the most

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Journal of Nuclear CardiologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 5, 2018

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