A multicenter study on experience of 13 tertiary hospitals in Turkey in patients with infective endocarditis

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ELBEY M. A., Akdağ S., Kalkan M. E., Kaya M. G., Sayin M. R., KARAPINAR H., ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.13, no.6, pp.523-527, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2013.172
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.523-527
  • Keywords: Infective endocarditis, epidemiology, echocardiography, blood culture, vegetation, PROSTHETIC VALVE ENDOCARDITIS, DUKE CRITERIA, RISK-FACTORS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, PROFILE, DIAGNOSIS, MORTALITY, STILL
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The aim of this retrospective multicenter study was to investigate the clinical manifestations, microbiological profile, echocardiographic findings and management strategies of infective endocarditis (IE) in Turkey.