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Who is at risk for endocarditis?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Endocarditis

Biggrst at risk individuals are those with congenitally abnormal or prosthetic valves.
Also individuals with recurrent bacterial blood infections (e.g. Iv drug users). Confirmed by echocardiography.

In brief: Endocarditis

Biggrst at risk individuals are those with congenitally abnormal or prosthetic valves.
Also individuals with recurrent bacterial blood infections (e.g. Iv drug users). Confirmed by echocardiography.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Endocarditis risk

Heart valve disease, IV drug abuse, central IV line, dental surgery.

In brief: Endocarditis risk

Heart valve disease, IV drug abuse, central IV line, dental surgery.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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