[Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography in the study of adults with congenital cardiopathy and infectious endocarditis].

Abstract

Twenty-four adults (average age 28 years) patients with congenital heart disease were examined; infective endocarditis was diagnosed in all of them by Duke criteria and was confirmed in 18 by surgery and/or pathology. Patients were divided into 2 groups. Group A was made up of 13 patients with left ventricular outflow obstruction, including ten with… (More)

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