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What is the treatment for bacterial endocarditis?

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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Antibiotics

Broad spectrum antibiotics to start.
In severe cases of endocarditis, open heart surgery to replace the infected valve is a life saving necessity, provided that the damage to both the valve and the heart is not beyond repair.

In brief: Antibiotics

Broad spectrum antibiotics to start.
In severe cases of endocarditis, open heart surgery to replace the infected valve is a life saving necessity, provided that the damage to both the valve and the heart is not beyond repair.
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Dr. Michael Zevitz
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