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Infective Endocarditis

Edited by Peter Magnusson

Uppsala University


Robin Razmi

Uppsala University

Infective endocarditis is a potentially life-threatening devastating disease. Due to its diagnostic difficulties, definite diagnosis may be delayed. Once diagnosed, the treatment options need careful judgment preferably among team members with specialization in cardiology, imaging, infectious disease, and thoracic surgery. The purpose of this book is to cover various aspects of the management of infectious endocarditis, which may serve as a basis of knowledge that will facilitate implementation of improved, evidenced-based care for this challenging disease.

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Infective EndocarditisEdited by Peter Magnusson

Published: July 17th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78176

ISBN: 978-1-78984-012-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-011-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-920-1

Copyright year: 2019

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5539 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Infective Endocarditis - An Introduction

By Robin Razmi and Peter Magnusson


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2. Right-Sided Infective Endocarditis Secondary to Intravenous Drug Abuse

By Ruchika Meel


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3. Right-Sided Infective Endocarditis

By Adrian Fernando Narvaez Muñoz and Daniela Albina Ibarra Vargas


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4. Infective Endocarditis in Intravenous Drug Users: Surgical Treatment

By Moldovan Horatiu, Adrian Molnar, Victor Costache and Ecaterina Bontas


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5. Infective Endocarditis: Inflammatory Response, Genetic Susceptibility, Oxidative Stress, and Multiple Organ Failure

By Pedro Eduardo Alvarado Rubio MD, Roberto Brugada Molina MD, Pedro Eduardo Alvarado Ávila MD, Alejandro González Mora MD and Cesar Augusto González López MD


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6. Non-bacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis

By Carmen Busca-Arenzana, Angel Robles-Marhuenda, Luis Ramos-Ruperto and Jorge Alvarez-Troncoso


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7. Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device-Related Infections

By Måns Almqvist, Gustav Mattsson, Robin Razmi and Peter Magnusson


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