Periannular extension of infective endocarditis.

@article{Kang2009PeriannularEO,
  title={Periannular extension of infective endocarditis.},
  author={Ning Kang and Song Wan and Calvin S. H. Ng and Malcolm John Underwood},
  journal={Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={74-81}
}
The periannular extension of infection is one of the most dangerous complications in patients with infective endocarditis (IE) and can significantly impact on the prognoses of these patients. The accurate detection and delineation of periannular complications are crucial in patient management, which may also provide guidance for surgical intervention. Echocardiography is the preferred imaging examination in both native and prosthetic valvular infections. However, it remains a great challenge… CONTINUE READING

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