native valve endocarditis


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Related to native valve endocarditis: infectious endocarditis, prosthetic valve endocarditis

native valve endocarditis

Infective endocarditis occurring on a patient's own heart valve(s), rather than on a prosthetic (surgically implanted) valve(s).
See also: endocarditis
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The mortality rate of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia endocarditis was documented as 36% and was equally distributed between patients with prosthetic and native valve endocarditis (1, 3, 8).
6) Dyson et al (7) reported that the most common predisposing cardiac risk factor in native valve Endocarditis is the bicuspid aortic valve, with S.
SAN FRANCISCO -- A novel prognostic scoring system identifies the subset of patients likely to benefit from valve surgery for complicated left-sided native valve endocarditis, Dr.