Published in Anti-Infectives Week, February 20th, 2006
According to recent research published in the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, "Paravalvular abscess formation is an ominous complication of infective endocarditis; however, prognostic variables in paravalvular abscess are poorly defined. We examined our experience in patients with paravalvular abscess between 1987 and 2004. Clinical, echocardiographic, microbiologic, and surgical data were examined."
"There were 45 patients (17 females), age 57±17 years," wrote T.Z. Naqvi and...
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