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Heart and infection

Chapter 20
Presenters: Univ. Prof. Dr. Thomas Binder; Anna-Maria Pistritto, MD
1 credit

What you will learn

- Infections of the heart: endocarditis, myocarditis and pericarditis; - Focus on endocarditis: how to diagnose it; - Recognizing a vegetation; - Prosthetic valve and endocarditis; - Abscess, pseudoaneurysm and other complications of endocarditis; - Pitfalls: how to avoid them; - Transesophageal echo and infections of the heart; - Focus on myocarditis: how to recognize it; - Left ventricular dysfunction: ischemia versus infection; - Infectious involvement of the pericardium: pericarditis; - Fibrinous pericarditis.

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