Clinical outcome and echocardiographic findings of native and prosthetic valve endocarditis in the 1990's.

Abstract

Prosthetic valve endocarditis is considered to be associated with a more severe prognosis than native valve endocarditis. Among other factors, inappropriate visualization of vegetations in prosthetic valve endocarditis by transthoracic echocardiography is responsible for this observation. Since the introduction of transoesophageal echocardiography into… (More)

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@article{Schulz1996ClinicalOA, title={Clinical outcome and echocardiographic findings of native and prosthetic valve endocarditis in the 1990's.}, author={Robert Schulz and Gerald S. Werner and J. Fuchs and Schepky Andreas and Henry D. Prange and Wolfgang Ruschewski and Hans Juergen Kreuzer}, journal={European heart journal}, year={1996}, volume={17 2}, pages={281-8} }