Infective endocarditis is an infection of the endocardial surface of the heart including valve infections and intracardiac prothestic devices. Population at risk include previous endocarditis, congenital or valvular heart diseases, drug abusers and dental and surgical procedures. Endocarditis is a serious infection as it can lead to valve insufficiency, embolic stroke, septic emboli and immune reactions.
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