Surgical Treatment of Infective Endocarditis in Children
The Article presents the surgical treatment experience of infective endocarditis (IE) in children. In Amosov National Institute of Cardiovascular surgery were operated 79 children with IE during the period from January 2005 to December 2015. Given the constant epidemiological situation, high using of synthetic materials and invasive procedures in pediatric patients, IE problem in children requires study.
The results show early successful treatment possibility in children with IE in acute period with preserve most of the native heart valves, absence of embolic complications in the postoperative period and low mortality.
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