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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2014, Article ID 158041, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/158041
Case Report

Possible Usefulness of Gadolinium-Enhanced Brain MRI for Evaluating Risk of Perioperative Hemorrhage: A Case of Infective Endocarditis

1Division of Cardioangiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, 19-1 Uchimaru, Morioka 020-8505, Japan
2Department of Emergency, Iwate Medical University, 19-1 Uchimaru, Morioka 020-8505, Japan
3Department of Radiology, Iwate Medical University, 19-1 Uchimaru, Morioka 020-8505, Japan
4Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Iwate Medical University, 19-1 Uchimaru, Morioka 020-8505, Japan

Received 4 December 2013; Accepted 24 December 2013; Published 13 February 2014

Academic Editors: A. J. Mansur and M. Shirotani

Copyright © 2014 Chikahiko Koeda et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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