TV Endocarditis

  • Atooshe Rohani
Part of the Clinical Cases in Cardiology book series (CCC)


This case illustrates TV endocarditis and severe TR in the context of intravenous drug abuse in a 30 years old younge man with Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.


Tricuspid valve Endocarditis Severe TR 

Supplementary material

Movie 23.1

TEE mid-esophageal shows TV (AVI 1713 kb)

Movie 23.2

3D TEE shows bulky TV vegetation (AVI 831 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atooshe Rohani
    • 1
  1. 1.Northern Ontario School of MedicineThunder BayCanada

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