Infective Endocarditis

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1. Which doctor should I consult if I have infective endocarditis?

A specialist like cardiologist or in Internal Medicine can treat your ailment

2. How long would the treatment take?

Intense antibiotic treatment may take up to 8 weeks. Duration of therapy varies in cases where surgical management becomes inevitable.

3. What is the prognosis of infective endocarditis?

Infective endocarditis is a fatal disease if left untreated. Aggressive management improves the outcome. Mortality ranges from 17 to 36%.

4. Is there any racial predilection for IE?

IE has no racial predilection.

5. Does IE recur?

IE may relapse within 2 months of finishing clinically effective therapy.

6. What extra care should be required in a patient with a diagnosed?

Patient should be closely monitored for the development of heart failure.

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navyalikitha

MAY I KNOW THE RECENT ADVANCES IN THERAPY OF ENDOCARDITIS EXACTLY?? I MEAN ANY NEW DRUGS RECENTLY INVENTED etc...

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aravind007

why the rate of development of the disease can happen either quickly or slowly depending on the type of germ that causes it and the medical history of the patient?

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