Recent Advances in Infective Endocarditis Kindle Edition

Endocarditis is an inflammation of the lining of the heart and valves. It can be due to a non-infectious cause but when the inflammation is associated with an infection, usually bacterial, it is known as infective endocarditis. It is typically characterized by the development of a large septic thrombus on one of the cardiac valves. As this thrombus grows, it can lead to valve failure or may fragment forming a septic embolus that is associated with high mortality if the target of the embolus is the brain, heart or lung. This book reviews multi-organ complications associated with Infective endocarditis including significant recent advances in molecular mechanisms underlying thrombus formation on the cardiac valve, anti-microbial treatme

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File Size: 2943 KB
Print Length: 165 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publication Date: July 6, 2013
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Language: English
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Screen Reader: Supported
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Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,547,210 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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