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Respective effects of early cerebral and abdominal magnetic resonance imaging on clinical decisions in infective endocarditis.

Authors
  • Iung, Bernard
  • Klein, Isabelle
  • Mourvillier, Bruno
  • Olivot, Jean-Marc
  • Détaint, Delphine
  • Longuet, Pascale
  • Ruimy, Raymond
  • Fourchy, Dominique
  • Laurichesse, Jean-Jacques
  • Laissy, Jean-Pierre
  • Escoubet, Brigitte
  • Duval, Xavier
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2012
Volume
13
Issue
8
Pages
703–710
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ehjci/jes023
PMID: 22334638
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

MRI identified cerebral and/or abdominal asymptomatic lesions in many patients with endocarditis, but more frequently cerebral. Both cerebral and abdominal MRI findings affected diagnosis, but only cerebral MRI affected clinical management plans. CLINICALTRIALS.GOV IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: NCT 00144885. IRB AUTHORIZATION NUMBER: 0511114 (Comité Protection des Personnes Paris-Ile de France 1).

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