CLINICAL FEATURES AND OUTCOME OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS IN YEMENI PATIENTS TREATED WITH EMPIRICAL ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY

@inproceedings{Khaled2010CLINICALFA,
  title={CLINICAL FEATURES AND OUTCOME OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS IN YEMENI PATIENTS TREATED WITH EMPIRICAL ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY},
  author={Alasmari Khaled and Alezzy Yahya Al-Noami and Mohamed Al-Ansi and Ahmed Askar Faiza},
  booktitle={Heart views : the official journal of the Gulf Heart Association},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Infective endocarditis is a common disease in Yemen. Although the incidence of rheumatic valvular disease and uncorrected congenital heart disease in adults is high in Yemen, there are few data regarding the pattern, characteristic features and outcome of infective endocarditis in Yemen. OBJECTIVE The aim was to study the characteristic, clinical features and diagnostic criteria of infective endocarditis in Yemeni patients and the outcome in patients treated with medical therapy… CONTINUE READING