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Can endocarditis caused by aspergillus be treated by antifungal medication?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Voriconizole is used initially but surgical valve replacement is mandatory for survival.
See: http://130.88.242.202/medicine/aspergillus/dropbox/aspergillus_website/aspergillus-web/articlesoverflow/22086858.Pdf.

In brief: No

Voriconizole is used initially but surgical valve replacement is mandatory for survival.
See: http://130.88.242.202/medicine/aspergillus/dropbox/aspergillus_website/aspergillus-web/articlesoverflow/22086858.Pdf.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not alone

Aspergillus endocarditis is generally fatal without a combination of surgery and antifungal therapy.

In brief: Not alone

Aspergillus endocarditis is generally fatal without a combination of surgery and antifungal therapy.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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