[Bacterial endocarditis in patients over 60 years of age].

  title={[Bacterial endocarditis in patients over 60 years of age].},
  author={Luisa de Wouters and R Furnari and Fernando Luis Pandullo and Miguel J Maxit},
  volume={51 1},
Bacterial endocarditis (BE) is a disease difficult to diagnose and with poor prognosis in older people. A total of 76 episodes of this disease occurring in 73 patients were studied with particular attention to clinical manifestation, underlying heart disease, etiological germs, hospitalary mortality and prognosis within 6 months from diagnosis. All patients… CONTINUE READING