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Mitral valve vegetations in a patient with bacterial endocarditis.

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Causes

Differentiating Infective Endocarditis from other Diseases

Risk Factors

Epidemiology and Demographics

Natural History, Complications & Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Criteria

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

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Treatment

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Antithrombotic Therapy

Surgery

Prevention

Antibiotic Prophylaxis

2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease

Diagnosis and Follow-up

Medical Therapy

Intervention

Case Studies

Case #1

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-In-Chief: Maliha Shakil, M.D. [2], Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. [3]; Michael W. Tempelhof M.D., Dima Nimri, M.D. [4]

Synonyms and Keywords: Infective Endocarditis (IE); Subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE); Acute bacterial endocarditis; Fungal endocarditis; Nosocomial infective endocarditis; Intravenous drug abuse endocarditis; Intravenous drug abuse infective endocarditis; Prosthetic valve endocarditis; Endocardial infection; Native valve endocarditis; HACEK endocarditis; Bloodstream infection

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Endocarditis for other Disorders

Risk Factors

Epidemiology and Demographics

Natural History, Complications, and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Criteria | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination and Signs | Laboratory Findings | Chest X Ray | Electrocardiogram | Cardiac MRI | CT | Echocardiography

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Antithrombotic Therapy | Surgery |

Prevention

Antibiotic Prophylaxis

2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease

Diagnosis and Follow-up | Endocarditis Medical Therapy Guidelines | Endocarditis Intervention Guidelines

Case Studies

Case #1

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