Pulmonic Valve Repair in a Patient with Isolated Pulmonic Va
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Pulmonic valve infective endocarditis is uncommon, accounting for less than 1.5–2% of patients diagnosed with infective endocarditis. Isolated pulmonic valve endocarditis even in the presence of structural heart disease is rare, with fewer than 90 cases previously reported. Risk factors for right sided endocarditis include intravenous drug abuse and central venous catheter or pacemaker implantation. We describe the first reported case of isolated pulmonic valve endocarditis requiring pulmonic valve repair in a patient with sickle cell disease....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4493266/
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