The association between vegetation size and surgical treatment on 6-month mortality in left-sided infective endocarditis.

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Summary of "The association between vegetation size and surgical treatment on 6-month mortality in left-sided infective endocarditis."

In left-sided infective endocarditis (IE), a large vegetation >10 mm is associated with higher mortality, yet it is unknown whether surgery during the acute phase opposed to medical therapy is associated with improved survival. We assessed the association between surgery and 6-month mortality as related to vegetation size.


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Name: European heart journal
ISSN: 1522-9645


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