Recommendations on prophylaxis for infective endocarditis: dramatic changes over the past seven years.

@article{Delahaye2009RecommendationsOP,
  title={Recommendations on prophylaxis for infective endocarditis: dramatic changes over the past seven years.},
  author={Francois Delahaye and Brahim Harbaoui and Virginie Cart-R{\'e}gal and Guy Durand de Gevigney},
  journal={Archives of cardiovascular diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={233-45}
}
Recommendations on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis have changed dramatically since 2002. In 2002, the French were the first to make a profound change: they proposed that antibiotic prophylaxis should be optional when a medical, surgical or dental procedure that carries a risk of infective endocarditis was performed in a patient at risk but not at very high risk of infective endocarditis (group B: native valve disease, non-cyanotic congenital heart disease, obstructive… CONTINUE READING

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