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Table 1 Previously reported cases of eustachian endocarditis

From: Eustachian valve endocarditis: a rare localization of right side endocarditis. A case report and review of the literature

Ref.n° Time of diagnosis Valve involved Source of infection Isolated organism Method of diagnosis
1 Postmortem eustachian and mitral valve Pneumoniae S. aureus Autopsy
2 Antemortem eustachian valve IVDA S. aureus TEE
3 Antemortem eustachian valve IVDA S. aureus TEE
4 Antemortem eustachian valve IVDA S. aureus TEE
5 Antemortem eustachian valve Infected PMK Enterobacter cloacae TEE
6 Antemortem eustachian valve IVDA S. aureus TEE
6 Antemortem eustachian valve IVDA S. aureus TEE
6 Antemortem eustachian valve Hemodialysis E. coli TEE
6 Antemortem eustachian valve Hemodialysis Proteus vulgaris TEE
7 Antemortem eustachian and tricuspid valve IVDA S. aureus TEE
8 Antemortem eustachian valve none Streptococcus viridans TEE
9 Antemortem eustachian, mitral and tricuspid valve IVDA S. aureus TTE
9 Antemortem eustachian, tricuspid valve IVDA S. aureus TTE
9 Antemortem eustachian, tricuspid pulmonary and mitral LH and central venous line S. aureus TTE
9 Antemortem eustachian, tricuspid and central venous line LH and central venous line S. aureus TTE
9 Antemortem eustachian valve IVDA S. aureus TTE
Case report Antemortem eustachian valve and tricuspid valve IVDA S. aureus TTE
  1. Ref. (references number); IVDA (intravenous drug abuse); TEE (Transesophageal echocardiography); TTE (Transthoracic echocardiography); PMK (Pacemaker); S. aureus (staphylococcus aureus)