Infective Endocarditis

Scott D. Halpern, Elias Abrutyn, Brian L. Strom

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Infectious Diseases
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781405170260
StatePublished - Dec 17 2009
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)


  • Antimicrobial management
  • Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography - role in identification of patients having complications of IE
  • Five steps in determining - whether patients have infective endocarditis (IE)
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Need for valvular surgery
  • Special evaluation for common cardiac, neurologic, vascular, and immunologic manifestations of disease
  • Timing of surgical intervention
  • Traditional indications for cardiac surgery
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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