Outcomes of renal transplant and waiting list patients with bacterial endocarditis in the United States.

@article{Shroff2008OutcomesOR,
  title={Outcomes of renal transplant and waiting list patients with bacterial endocarditis in the United States.},
  author={Gautam R. Shroff and Melissa A Skeans and Charles A. Herzog},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={2381-5}
}
BACKGROUND Bacterial endocarditis is associated with poor long-term survival among dialysis patients. Renal transplant patients and those waiting list for renal transplantation are predisposed to developing bacterial endocarditis; data regarding incidence and outcomes are limited. METHODS Patients hospitalised for bacterial endocarditis were identified from patients transplanted or waiting list between 1995 and 2003. Transplant and waiting list cohorts were derived from the United States… CONTINUE READING

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