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Endocarditis

Questions and Answers about Endocarditis

Video by Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD

Specialties:

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
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(this video is about 9 minutes long)

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