The chemotherapy of infective endocarditis

  • D. C. Shanson
Part of the Current Status of Modern Therapy book series (CSMT, volume 4)


The incidence of infective endocarditis in recent years is similar to that noted in 19391. The overall mortality has fallen from 100% before the age of chemotherapy to about 30% 30 years ago but has not been further reduced1 2.


Infective Endocarditis Prosthetic Valve Prosthetic Heart Valve Bacterial Endocarditis Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis 
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