Early and mid-term outcomes following surgical management of infective endocarditis with associated cerebral complications: a single centre experience.


BACKGROUND Surgical management of patients with infective endocarditis (IE) who have suffered preoperative cerebrovascular complications remains controversial. This study evaluates the impact of timing from stroke to valvular surgery on the early and mid-term neurological sequelae, functional status and quality of life in this high-risk group of patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2010.03.004


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