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Predictors of outcome in the initial assessment of patients with infective endocarditis

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Infective Endocarditis (IE) carries a high morbidity and mortality. Prompt identification of high risk patients may improve prognosis by allowing changes in management strategies. The aim of this study was to define early markers of high risk. Methods: Consecutive patients with infective endocarditis presenting between 1981-99 to a tertiary centre were retrospectively studied. Clinical, echocardiographic and haematological data within 48 hours of admission were obtained. Outcome measures were...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Author
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Journal:
Heart
Volume:
83
Issue:
SUPPL. 1
Publication date:
2000-05-01
ISSN:
1355-6037
Source identifiers:
106026
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:106026
UUID:
uuid:37be428e-9154-4650-9eb1-3465e9485d6d
Local pid:
pubs:106026
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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