Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis
  • Release Date : 09 November 2016
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Categories : Medical
  • Pages : 178 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9789535127697
  • ISBN 10 : 9535127691
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Synopsis : Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis written by Michael S. Firstenberg, published by BoD – Books on Demand which was released on 09 November 2016. Download Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Endocarditis remains an elusive challenge for clinicians to master. As the population ages and their comorbidities increase, the risk of infecting cardiac structures - both native and, the ever-increasing use of, prosthetic support technology - also increases. In addition, the global epidemic of intravenous substance abuse has also resulted in a substantial increase in the number of infected patients. Fortunately, advances in the diagnostic testing, imaging, and recognition of the importance of a multidisciplinary management team have also contributed to advances in the care of these critically ill patients. Nevertheless, optimal therapies need to be individualized and considered in the ever-increasing body of scientific literature on this complex and difficult problem.