172 Incidence and predictors of embolic events during infective endocarditis

@inproceedings{Rekik2010172IA,
  title={172 Incidence and predictors of embolic events during infective endocarditis},
  author={Sofiene Rekik and Imen Trabelsi and Mourad Hentati and Adnane Hammami and Mounir Ben Jem{\^a}a and Samir Kammoun},
  year={2010}
}
Introduction Embolic events (EE) are a common complication during infective endocarditis (IE) and are reported to occur in more than 22% of the cases. Literature yields conflicting data about embolism predictors especially regarding the role of echocardiography. Objective To determine the incidence of symptomatic EE in IE patients and to evaluate their potential predictors with a specific concern to echocardiography. Patients and methods All the cases of IE treated between 1997 and 2006 in a… CONTINUE READING

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