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Table 2 Clinical features of 6 reports of septic pulmonary embolism caused by P. aeruginosa

From: A case of septic pulmonary embolism caused by P. aeruginosa in a hemodialysis patient and review of the literature

 Age/sexMaintenance hemodialysisPrimary source of infectionTreatmentOutcome
Present case62/male+Infective endocarditisMEPM → CAZ + TOBSurvived
[7]Unknown-PneumoniaTube thoracostomyDied
[8]50s/female+Arteriovenous fistula infectionMEPM
Shunt aneurysmectomy
Survived
[9]50/male-Central venous catheter infectionIPM → CAZ → CPFXSurvived
[10]25/unknown-Necrotizing fasciitis of the upper limbAntibiotics (details unknown)Survived
[11]52/female-Arterial thrombiThrombectomy antibiotics (details unknown)Died
  1. MEPM meropenem, CAZ ceftazidime, TOB tobramycin, IPM imipenem, CPFX ciprofloxacin