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Recurrent infection and embolism following tricuspid valve repair for infective endocarditis in an intravenous drug user: A clinical dilemma
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  • Yasir Ahmed ,
  • Shi Sum Poon,
  • Umair Aslam,
  • Pankaj Kumar
Yasir Ahmed
Morriston Hospital
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Shi Sum Poon
Morriston Hospital
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Umair Aslam
Morriston Hospital
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Pankaj Kumar
Morriston Hospital

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Management of infective endocarditis (IE) in intravenous drug users (IVDUs) can be challenging due to risk of reinfection following surgery. Although complex repair techniques that can be utilized to reconstruct the tricuspid valve after extensive debridement, treatment of active IVDU is incomplete without effective post-operative harm reduction intervention program.
14 Dec 2022Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
16 Dec 2022Assigned to Editor
16 Dec 2022Submission Checks Completed
01 Jan 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned
15 Jan 2023Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
16 Mar 2023Editorial Decision: Accept