Brucella endocarditis - a registry study.

  title={Brucella endocarditis - a registry study.},
  author={Serkan Cay and Goksel Cagirci and Orhan Maden and Yucel Balbay and Sinan Aydoğdu},
  journal={Kardiologia polska},
  volume={67 3},
BACKGROUND A zoonotic infection caused by Brucella spp., brucellosis, is endemic in some areas of the world, like in our country. One of the most devastating conditions related to this infection is endocarditis, although it is rare. Unfortunately, adequate studies on the characteristics of Brucella endocarditis have not been performed. In addition, there was no consensus on optimal type and duration of medical and interventional therapies. AIM To answer the following questions: what are the… CONTINUE READING