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Risk Factors for Mortality in Patients Undergoing Cardiothoracic Surgery for Infective Endocarditis

Thursday, November 7, 2019

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Aashish Kumar, Chris Anstey, Peter Tesar, Kiran Shekar

This single institution study spanning a decade of experience identified a 6.5% rate of mortality, which was related to active endocarditis at the time of surgery, the need for preoperative ventilation, longer bypass times, and increasing European risk score.

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