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Endocarditis

Complications of infective endocarditis (IE) include cardiac, neurologic, renal, musculoskeletal, and pulmonary complications as well as complications related to systemic infection (including embolization, metastatic infection, and mycotic aneurysm). More than one complication can occur simultaneously. Cardiac complications include heart failure, perivalvular abscess, pericarditis, and intracardiac fistula. Heart failure is the most common indication for cardiac […]