Several studies related to the epidemiology of infective endocarditis
in Turkey have been published in the literature.
in congenital heart disease: Japanese national collaboration study.
About 30 percent of people with infective endocarditis
die and most will require surgery for replacement of the infected heart valve with a metal or animal valve," said Dr Petersen.
Major Finding: Among 203 patients with bacteremia, endocarditis
, and osteomyelitis receiving outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy in an infectious disease physician office infusion center, the clinical success rate was 93%, and the rates of infection recurrence and hospital readmission were 6% and 9%.
The patient consulted with cardiology department and a preliminary diagnosis of infective endocarditis
Neurologic complications of infective endocarditis
Serologic, immunohistopathologic, and molecular test results for patients with infective endocarditis
caused by Bartonella spp.
6] The overall sensitivity of TTE is 60-70%, but sensitivity increases to 80% in detection of right-sided endocarditis
parapsilosis to adhere and form biofilms, together with the indwelling haemodialysis catheter, broad-spectrum antimicrobials on admission and chronic valvular disease, were more significant in the pathogenesis of endocarditis
in this case.
It's incidence is increasing and reaches 20-30% of all infective endocarditis
Streptococcus mutans infective endocarditis
complicated by vertebral discitis following dental treatment without antibiotic prophylaxis.
Native valve endocarditis
caused by rapidly growing mycobacteria: case report and review of the literature.