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Image of point of care ultrasound mitral valve infection endocarditis endocarditis contrast cardiography cardiac ultrasound    Online PoCUS Training

REVIEW • Cardiac Imaging for Diagnosis and Management of Infective Endocarditis

In-hospital mortality of infective endocarditis (IE) remains approximately 20%, and 1-year mortality approaches 40%. Decision-making in patients with IE is often complex, requiring collaboration among cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and infectious disease specialists, among others. Although echocar...
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CASE REPORT | Native Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis From Flossing: A Case Report and Emergency Department Management

Infective endocarditis (IE) is often classified into left (mitral and aortic), right (tricuspid and pulmonic), as well as by the nature of the affected valve (native or prosthetic). 40% of these cases affect the mitral valve. ......
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