Complications and outcome in left-sided endocarditis in children


Alehan D., Ozkutlu S., Ayabakan C., Bilgic A., Ozme S., Ozer S., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.44, no.1, pp.5-12, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.5-12
  • Keywords: infective endocarditis, left-heart, children, systemic emboli, ACTIVE INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, VALVE, VEGETATIONS, MANAGEMENT, DIAGNOSIS, PROGNOSIS
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

We retrospectively assessed the clinical course and outcome of left-sided endocarditis in pediatric patients to find out the prognostic significance of the presence and size of echocardiographically detected vegatations.