Infective Endocarditis

Muhammad Ali Mumtaz, Lara Danziger-Isakov, Constantine Mavroudis, Carl L. Backer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

This chapter covers infective endocarditis, with sections on definition, epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, antimicrobial therapy, indications for surgery, timing of surgery, surgical procedures, and results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Pages845-855
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 28 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Antimicrobial therapy
  • Aortic valve endocarditis
  • Blalock-Taussig shunt
  • Cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Mitral valve endocarditis
  • Valvar dysfunction
  • Ventricular septal defect

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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