Successful recovery of infective endocarditis-induced rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis by steroid therapy combined with antibiotics: a case report

@article{Koya2004SuccessfulRO,
  title={Successful recovery of infective endocarditis-induced rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis by steroid therapy combined with antibiotics: a case report},
  author={Daisuke Koya and Kazuyuki Shibuya and Ryuichi Kikkawa and Masakazu Haneda},
  journal={BMC Nephrology},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={18 - 18}
}
BACKGROUND The mortality rate among patients with infective endocarditis, especially associated with the presence of complications or coexisting conditions such as renal failure and the use of combined medical and surgical therapy remains still high. Prolonged parenteral administration of a bactericidal antimicrobial agent or combination of agents is usually recommended, however, the optimal therapy for infective endocarditis associated with renal injury is not adequately defined. CASE… CONTINUE READING
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