Cerebrovascular complications in patients with left-sided infective endocarditis are common: a prospective study using magnetic resonance imaging and neurochemical brain damage markers.

@article{SnyggMartin2008CerebrovascularCI,
  title={Cerebrovascular complications in patients with left-sided infective endocarditis are common: a prospective study using magnetic resonance imaging and neurochemical brain damage markers.},
  author={Ulrika Snygg-Martin and Lars M. Gustafsson and Lars E. Rosengren and Asa Alsi{\"o} and Per Ackerholm and Rune Andersson and Lars Olaison},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={23-30}
}
Background. @nbsp; Cerebrovascular complications (CVCs) have remained a major therapeutic and prognostic challenge associated with infective endocarditis, and definite risk factors have not been fully elucidated. This prospective study was designed to the evaluate the total incidence of CVC associated with infective endocarditis and major risk factors. Methods. @nbsp; During 2 study periods, from June 1998 through April 2001 and from September 2002 through January 2005, patients were… CONTINUE READING
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