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Clinical features and outcome of infective endocarditis in yemeni patients treated with empirical antibiotic therapy.

Authors
  • Khaled, Al-Aghbari
  • Al-Noami, Alezzy Yahya
  • Al-Ansi, Mohamed
  • Faiza, Ahmed Askar
Type
Published Article
Journal
Heart views : the official journal of the Gulf Heart Association
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2010
Volume
11
Issue
1
Pages
2–9
Identifiers
PMID: 21042457
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

patients with IE in Yemen were younger than those patients in western countries, RHD is the commonest predisposing factor. Duke's criteria in addition to high ESR as minor criteria improved the diagnostic possibilities and using empirical antibiotic therapy improves the outcome.

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