We describe the case of a 65-year-old man with cryoglobulinemia undergoing cardiac surgery for combined mitral and aortic endocarditis, his preoperative management, and postoperative complications including purpura fulminans as the result of a cryoglobulinemia crisis, ending in death.
- Cardiopulmonary bypass
- heart valve prosthesis implantation
- Hepatitis C
- thoracic surgery
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine