Prevalence of infective endocarditis in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: the value of screening with echocardiography

Rasmus Vinther Rasmussen, Ulla Høst, Rolf Magnus Arpi, Christian Hassager, Helle Krogh Johansen, Eva Korup, Henrik Carl Schønheyder, Jens Berning, Sabine Gill, Flemming S Rosenvinge, Vance G Fowler, Jacob Møller, Robert L Skov, Carsten Toftager Larsen, Thomas F Hansen, Shan Mard, Jesper Smit, Paal S Andersen, Niels Eske Bruun

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Abstrakt

Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis (IE) is a critical medical condition associated with a high morbidity and mortality. In the present study, we prospectively evaluated the importance of screening with echocardiography in an unselected S. aureus bacteraemia (SAB) population.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftEuropean Journal of Echocardiography
Vol/bind12
Udgave nummer6
Sider (fra-til)414-20
Antal sider7
ISSN2047-2404
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2011

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Rasmussen, R. V., Høst, U., Arpi, R. M., Hassager, C., Johansen, H. K., Korup, E., Schønheyder, H. C., Berning, J., Gill, S., Rosenvinge, F. S., Fowler, V. G., Møller, J., Skov, R. L., Larsen, C. T., Hansen, T. F., Mard, S., Smit, J., Andersen, P. S., & Bruun, N. E. (2011). Prevalence of infective endocarditis in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: the value of screening with echocardiography. European Journal of Echocardiography, 12(6), 414-20. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejechocard/jer023