Valve replacement in patients with endocarditis and acute neurologic deficit.

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BACKGROUND Acute neurologic deficits occur in up to 40% of patients with left heart endocarditis. Appropriate evaluation and management of patients with acute neurologic dysfunction who require valve operations for endocarditis remain controversial. This retrospective review was undertaken to develop recommendations for the evaluation and treatment of these… (More)

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@article{Gillinov1996ValveRI, title={Valve replacement in patients with endocarditis and acute neurologic deficit.}, author={Alan Marc Gillinov and Rasik V Shah and William E Curtis and R Scott Stuart and Duke E. Cameron and William A. Baumgartner and Peter S. Greene}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={1996}, volume={61 4}, pages={1125-9; discussion 1130} }