Journal of Echocardiography

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 152–153 | Cite as

A rare case of paradoxical embolism from tricuspid valve infective endocarditis and patent foramen ovale

  • Ka Man Fong
  • Shek Yin Au
  • Henry Jeffrey Yuen
  • Jack Ka Chung Shek
  • Kin Ming Yim
  • Kin Wah Au Yeung
  • Kang Yiu Lai
Case image in cardiovascular ultrasound


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Ka Man, Fong, Shek Yin, Au, Henry Jeffrey, Yuen, Jack Ka Chung, Shek, Kin Ming, Yim, Kin Wah, Au Yeung and Kang Yiu, Lai declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Human and animal rights

All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later revisions.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from the patient for being included in this report.

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© Japanese Society of Echocardiography 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Intensive Care UnitQueen Elizabeth HospitalKowloonHong Kong SAR

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