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FEVER AND PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES

FEVER AND PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES Bibliography Fever occurring in a patient with a prosthetic heart valve may signal infective endocarditis or numerous other conditions. It is estimated that an infection will develop in 1% to 4% of patients with prosthetic devices during the life span of the device. In diagnosis, it is helpful to note […]