infective endocarditis

Successful treatment of infective endocarditis caused by Listeria monocytogenes in a patient after previous open-heart surgery (clinical case)

Listeriosis has a variety of clinical manifestations from febrile gastroenteritis to bacteremia, sepsis, meningoencephalitis and infective endocarditis with valvular heart disease. In this report, we present a rare case of successful treatment of …

Daptomycin in the treatment of infective endocarditis

This review characterizes daptomycin as a highly effective lipopeptide antibiotic being active against Gram-positive microorganisms, including multidrug resistant strains. The data reflecting the up-to-date daptomycin-based approaches to …

Etiology of Infective Endocarditis in Russia

Objective. To investigate etiology of infective endocarditis in Russian Federation. Materials and Methods. Multicenter prospective (September 2011 to December 2013) and retrospective (January 2006 – September 2011) studies to investigate etiology of infective endocarditis (IE) were performed at medical institutions in 10 Russian cities. Patients with definite or possible diagnosis of IE who have at least 1 blood culture collected were enrolled in the study. Results. A total of 401 patients with IE were included in the analysis: 161 (40.

New developments in the treatment of infective endocarditis infective cardiovasculitis

Translated and reprinted with permission from «International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents» 1999; 13:79-92.

The natural history of infective endocarditis has undergone remarkable changes over the past 100 years as regards both the demographic …

Antibacterial Therapy of Infective Endocarditis

Infective endocarditis (IE) is a life-threatening infection that is invariably lethal without intensive antibacterial treatment. Wide array of microorganisms has been encountered as causative agents of infection with streptococci (viridans …