• Corpus ID: 40577263

[Endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus lugdunensis leading to death].

@article{Brander1995EndocarditisCB,
  title={[Endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus lugdunensis leading to death].},
  author={M Brander and Roope Aho and Ari Saarinen},
  journal={Duodecim; laaketieteellinen aikakauskirja},
  year={1995},
  volume={111 5},
  pages={
          452-4
        }
}
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Recurrent Staphylococcus lugdunensis Infective Endocarditis and Review of the Literature
TLDR
This analysis reveals an increase risk of mortality with medical therapy alone versus medical-surgical therapy for native valve infective endocarditis, and emphasizes the growing evidence that early medical treatment and surgical evaluation and removal of infected foreign hardware is required to prevent significant morbidity and mortality.