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May 1986

Life-Threatening Complications of Infective Endocarditis and Their Management

Arch Intern Med. 1986;146(5):953-957. doi:10.1001/archinte.1986.00360170183025

• Life-threatening complications of acute infective endocarditis are still a problem despite the availability of effective antimicrobial agents. These complications, divided into two main categories, cardiac and extracardiac, and a review of the literature are presented.

(Arch Intern Med 1986;146:953-957)