Questions and Answers about Endocarditis
Video by Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
Adult acquired heart disease (including aneurysms of the thoracic aorta); reconstructive valve surgery; heart and lung transplantation; reoperations; endocarditis; complex coronary artery surgery; aortic and mitral valve repair/replacement (including the Ross procedure); and adult congenital heart surgery.
Dr. Pettersson discusses endocarditis. You will learn:
- about endocarditis, a serious infection inside the heart
- the effects of endocarditis on the heart
- treatment of endocarditis and when heart surgery is needed
- Antibiotics for infective endocarditis, including preventive measures
For more information:
(this video is about 9 minutes long)
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