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Enterococcal endocarditis after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for nephrolithiasis.
  1. O. Zimhony,
  2. S. Goland,
  3. S. D. Malnick,
  4. D. Singer,
  5. D. Geltner
  1. Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, Jerusalem, Israel.

    Abstract

    We report a case of enterococcal endocarditis following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for ureteral stone. Although endocarditis following ESWL is very rare, transient bacteraemia occurs during ESWL. This case is a reminder that enterococcal endocarditis may follow innovative genitourinary procedures without appropriate prophylaxis.

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