Prediction of Symptomatic Embolism in Filipinos With Infective Endocarditis Using the Embolic Risk French Calculator

@inproceedings{Aherrera2016PredictionOS,
  title={Prediction of Symptomatic Embolism in Filipinos With Infective Endocarditis Using the Embolic Risk French Calculator},
  author={Jaime Alfonso Manalo Aherrera and Maria Teresa B. Abola and Maria Margarita O. Balabagno and Lauro L. Abrahan and Jose Donato A. Magno and Paul Ferdinand M. Reganit and Felix Eduardo R. Punzalan},
  booktitle={Cardiology research},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Cardioembolic events are life-threatening complications of infective endocarditis (IE). The embolic risk French calculator estimates the embolic risk in IE computed on admission. Variables in this tool include age, diabetes, atrial fibrillation, prior embolism, vegetation length, and Staphylococcus aureus on culture. A computed risk of > 7% was… CONTINUE READING