Global and regional burden of infective endocarditis, 1990-2010: a systematic review of the literature.

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Infective endocarditis (IE) is a life-threatening disease associated with serious complications. The GBD 2010 (Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and Risk Factors) study IE expert group conducted a systematic review of IE epidemiology literature to inform estimates of the burden on IE in 21 world regions in 1990 and 2010. The disease model of IE for the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gheart.2014.01.002

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@article{Abdulhak2014GlobalAR, title={Global and regional burden of infective endocarditis, 1990-2010: a systematic review of the literature.}, author={Aref A. Bin Abdulhak and Larry Baddour and Patricia J. Erwin and B. Hoen and Vivian H. Chu and George A. Mensah and Imad M. Tleyjeh}, journal={Global heart}, year={2014}, volume={9 1}, pages={131-43} }