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Infective Endocarditis in the Elderly

2016-09-22 21:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

ELDERL-IE is a multicenter national prospective observational study.

The main objective is to describe geriatric characteristics (comorbidities, cognitive status, autonomy, nutritional status, balance and walking) in patients aged 75 years or older with infective endocarditis (IE).

The secondary objectives are to assess the impact of geriatric features on the medico - surgical care and on morbidity and mortality at 3 months after the end of the hospitalization, and to describe the initial clinical presentation and diagnostic modalities in the IE elderly.

Description

Population monitoring:

Clinical, therapeutic, biological, microbiological, echocardiographic and geriatric data are collected. (M-2/3 before inclusion; D-15 before inclusion; D0; M3; vital status at 1 year)

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Infective Endocarditis

Location

Central Hospital - University Hospital
Nancy
France
54000

Status

Recruiting

Source

Central Hospital, Nancy, France

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-22T21:08:21-0400

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