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Revista chilena de cardiología

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ARIAS, Aníbal et al. Platypnea-Orthodeoxia syndrome and embolism after complicated right side endocarditis. Rev Chil Cardiol [online]. 2013, vol.32, n.2, pp.157-160. ISSN 0718-8560.

The case of 63 year old woman with Endocarditis at the Tricuspid Valve, pulmonary and paradoxical embolism with platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome is presented. The patient recovered after surgical replacement of the tricuspid valve.

Keywords : Infective endocarditis; Paradoxical embolization; platypnea; orthodeoxia syndrome.

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