Een pasgeborene met een thrombus in het rechteratrium en persisterende Staphylococcus aurzus-sepsis

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Abstract

We describe a neonate with an infected right atrial thrombus. The infected thrombus caused an ongoing Staphylococcus aureus-sepsis. Data in literature on treatment of infected thrombi in neonates are limited. Our patient was successfully treated with antibiotics and heparin. If an infected cardiac thrombus in a neonate does not cause severe hemodynamic problems or pulmonary embolism, treatment with antibiotics and heparin can be sufficient.

Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)212-214
Number of pages3
JournalTijdschrift voor Kindergeneeskunde
Volume69
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2001

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