GET THE APP

Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6148

Abstract

Cardiac Calcification Following Severe Sepsis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Türkay Akbas, Miraç Özen, Cafer Adigüzel, Nuri Çagatay Çimsit and Sait Karakurt

There are two types of myocardial calcification: metastatic calcification that is encountered in chronic renal disease patients and dystrophic calcification which develops in injured myocardium. Myocardial infarction, trauma, surgery and myocarditis are the most commonly faced reasons for dystrophic calcification. Here we present a rare case of a patient in whom myocardial calcification was diagnosed after severe sepsis.

Top