Intracardiac Infection at the Tip of Hemodialysis Catheter: Life threatening Morbidity

Document Type : Case Report


1 Cardiac Surgeon,Mashhad University of Medical siences, Mashhad, Iran

2 Anaesthesiologist, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences,Mashhad,Iran

3 Nurse of Cardiac Surgery,Mashhad University of Medical siences, Mashhad, Iran


Endocarditis and intracardiac infection have been increased recently especially in dialysis dependent renal failure patients. This is usually intractable infection to broad spectrum Antibiotic therapy and in most cases surgical intervention was necessary. We have presented 45 years old man with intracardiac infection at the tip of dialysis catheter that after catheter removal intracardiac infection was removed.


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