Relative value of clinical and transesophageal echocardiographic variables for risk stratification in patients with infective endocarditis

Leonarda Galiuto, P Lancellotti, A Albert, D Soyeur, La Piérard

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Abstract

Infective endocarditis remains a life-threatening disease, and its optimal management is of paramount importance. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is useful for the diagnosis of endocarditis-induced lesions, but the prognostic significance of the method remains controversial
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)572-578
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Cardiology
Volume21
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal
  • Endocarditis, Bacterial
  • Risk Assessment

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