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The Endocarditis Center provides comprehensive care to treat acute episodes of endocarditis; manage endocarditis non-responsive to medical therapies; and long term care to prevent endocarditis from occurring in the future. The Endocarditis Center is a specialized center involving a multi-disciplinary group of specialists including cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, infectious disease specialists, neurologists and behavior health specialists, with expertise in treating endocarditis.

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Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 04/29/2019.

References

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