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Challenges in infective endocarditis.

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Infective endocarditis is defined by a focus of infection within the heart and is a feared disease across the field of cardiology. It is frequently acquired in the health care setting, and more than one-half of cases now occur in patients without known heart disease. Despite optimal care, mortality approaches 30% at 1 year. The challenges posed by infective endocarditis are significant. It is heterogeneous in etiology, clinical manifestations, and course. Staphylococcus aureus, which has beco...

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Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (Other)
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.jacc.2016.10.066

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Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the American College of Cardiology Journal website
Volume:
69
Issue:
3
Pages:
325-344
Publication date:
2017-01-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-30
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EISSN:
1558-3597
ISSN:
0735-1097
Pubs id:
pubs:673527
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uri:e1a28fb6-c46f-4a5c-8d8b-feb0d6ea984b
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uuid:e1a28fb6-c46f-4a5c-8d8b-feb0d6ea984b
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pubs:673527

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