Treatment of infective endocarditis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator.

Abstract

Infective endocarditis (IE) caused by microbial infection is virtually always fatal if untreated. High-dose and long-term antibiotic treatment is required to eradicate microorganisms. If increased risk of embolic events, persistent infection, and progressive cardiac failure are present, surgery is indicated. However, surgery can carry an increased risk of… (More)

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@article{Gune2008TreatmentOI, title={Treatment of infective endocarditis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator.}, author={Adalet Meral Guneş and Ozlem Mehtap Bostan and Birol Baytan and Evren Semizel}, journal={Pediatric blood & cancer}, year={2008}, volume={50 1}, pages={132-4} }