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Infective Endocarditis

Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Imaging, Therapy, and Prevention

Editors: Habib, Gilbert (Ed.)

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  • Represents a full multidisciplinary review of the topic
  • Covers diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment, prevention and rehabilitation
  • Presents  an update including new diagnostic techniques (nuclear), surgical techniques (repair) and guidelines​
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About this book

This reference resource represents the consensus opinion a team of international specialists on the diagnosis and treatment of infective endocarditis (IE), many of whom have been co-authors of American or European guidelines on the topic. It is therefore a useful tool for many practitioners: cardiologists and cardiac imagers, cardiac surgeons, echocardiographers, specialists of internal medicine, neurologists, and infectiologists.
​​​Infective endocarditis (IE) is defined as an infection of the endocardial surface of the heart, which may include one or more heart valves, the mural endocardium, or a septal defect. Its intracardiac effects include severe valvular insufficiency, which may lead to intractable congestive heart failure and myocardial abscesses. If left untreated, IE is generally fatal. IE is a changing disease with new diagnostic techniques, new therapeutic strategies, more frequent elderly people and patients with prosthetic valves of intravenous drug users. 

About the authors

Dr Gilbert Habib is the chair of the Cardiology Department (heart failure, valvular heart disease) and the Director of the echocardiographic laboratory at la Timone Marseille Hospital.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-32432-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-32430-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-81283-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Infective Endocarditis
Book Subtitle
Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Imaging, Therapy, and Prevention
Editors
  • Gilbert Habib
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-32432-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-32432-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-32430-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-81283-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 330
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations, 67 illustrations in colour
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