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Does endocarditis have a high mortality rate?

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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Very high, especially if left untreated or treated late. It is key to get diagnosed early and then complete treatment in order to reduce morbidity and mortality.
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