Only 3% of 300 echocardiograms were positive for a mass, abscess, thrombus, or new valve regurgitation consistent with infective endocarditis
Bacterial zoonoses and infective endocarditis
Consequently, the cardiac / cardiothoracic surgeons must refer surgical patients to general dentists or oral and maxillofacial surgeons for antibiotic prophylaxis and treatment of dental / oral infections before embarking upon the cardiac surgery to prevent infective endocarditis
During this period of two years, 91 patients were screened for infective endocarditis
Echocardiographic observations in opiate addicts with active infective endocarditis
There was a reconsideration of the diagnosis, infective endocarditis
being the main supposition, which brought the patient to the Cardiology Department.
We could not demonstrate any underlying heart disease or microbial growth suggestive of infective endocarditis
Risk factors for HACEK endocarditis can vary and include some of the same factors associated with other sources of infective endocarditis
A few decades ago infective endocarditis
was considered the disease of the young adult, with most frequent rheumatic valvular involvement.
Cerebral microbleeds predict impending intracranial hemorrhage in infective endocarditis
This meant that Bill like thousands of Britons, who have weakened heart valves a valve replacement or a pacemaker, was at risk from infective endocarditis
The current edition provides an evidence-based and pragmatic approach to the important clinical problems of infective endocarditis
 and pericardial disease.
The following case describes a 43-year-old male with chronically untreated HCV infection who was admitted to hospital with infective endocarditis
and was found to be c-ANCA positive.
Mycotic aneurysm (MA) is a rare, potential complication of infective endocarditis
that carries significant mortality risk.
Guidelines on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infective endocarditis
(new version 2009): the Tasfe Force on the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Infective Endocarditis
of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).