Parrish and Maharaj (5) challenge conventional beliefs on the prevention of infective endocarditis (IE) in developing countries.
What does IE stand for?
IE stands for Infective Endocarditis
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Infective endocarditis is treated with surgery or by strong antibiotics - which is becoming more difficult with growing antibiotic resistance.
Dr Helen Petersen of the research team said: "In the development of infective endocarditis, a crucial step is bacteria sticking to the heart valve and then activating platelets to form a clot.
In April 2007, the American Heart Association published revised recommendations for the guidelines for infective endocarditis (IE) prophylaxis.
Infective endocarditis is a life-threatening infection that involves the endocardial surface or vascular structures in proximity to the heart.
Cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and researchers from the US and Canada also discuss physical examination, echocardiographic assessment, medical and surgical therapy, postoperative care, exercise, pregnancy, and diseases such as aortic and mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation, tricuspid stenosis and regurgitation, pulmonary valve stenosis and regurgitation, and infective endocarditis.
Introduction The epidemiology, clinical, and microbiologic spectrum of infective endocarditis (IE) is significantly different in the developing countries compared to the western world.