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Infective endocarditis

This PrimeView highlights the pathophysiology of infective endocarditis (IE), which results from infection — usually bacterial — of the endocardial surface of the heart. IE can have cardiac, pulmonary, renal and neurovascular manifestations, among others.

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Infective endocarditis. Nat Rev Dis Primers 2, 16060 (2016).

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