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Infective Endocarditis
Gudrun Feuchtner, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Clinical Issues

        • Diagnostic Checklist

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Endomyocardial biopsy (IE)
          • Definitions

            • Inflammation of endocardium most commonly affecting valves

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Radiographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Echocardiographic Findings

                    • Angiographic Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                • Microscopic Features

                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                  • Presentation

                                    • Demographics

                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                        • Treatment

                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                          • Consider

                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                              Selected References

                                              1. Nishimura RA et al: 2017 AHA/ACC focused update of the 2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task force on clinical practice guidelines. Circulation. 135(25):e1159-95, 2017
                                              2. Dursun M et al: The utility of cardiac MRI in diagnosis of infective endocarditis: preliminary results. Diagn Interv Radiol. 21(1):28-33, 2015
                                              3. Nishimura RA et al: 2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task force on practice guidelines. Circulation: 129(23):e521-643, 2014
                                              4. Feuchtner GM et al: Multislice computed tomography in infective endocarditis: comparison with transesophageal echocardiography and intraoperative findings. J Am Coll Cardiol. 53(5):436-44, 2009
                                              5. Panwar SR et al: Identification of tricuspid valve vegetation by computed tomography scan. Echocardiography. 24(3):272-3, 2007
                                              6. Christiaens L et al: Aortic valvular endocarditis visualised by 16-row detector multislice computed tomography. Heart. 92(10):1466, 2006
                                              7. Meijboom WB et al: Pre-operative computed tomography coronary angiography to detect significant coronary artery disease in patients referred for cardiac valve surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 48(8):1658-65, 2006
                                              8. Sachdev M et al: Imaging techniques for diagnosis of infective endocarditis. Cardiol Clin. 21(2):185-95, 2003
                                              9. Karchmer AW: Infective endocarditis. In Braunwald E: Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 6th ed. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders, 2001
                                              10. Durack DT et al: New criteria for diagnosis of infective endocarditis: utilization of specific echocardiographic findings. Duke Endocarditis Service. Am J Med. 96(3):200-9, 1994
                                              11. Bush LM et al: Clinical syndrome and diagnosis. In Kaye D: Infective Endocarditis. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press, 1992
                                              12. Sokil AB: Cardiac imaging in infective endocarditis. In Kaye D: Infective Endocarditis. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press, 1992
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                                              KEY FACTS

                                              • Terminology

                                                • Imaging

                                                  • Clinical Issues

                                                    • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                                      • Abbreviations

                                                        • Endomyocardial biopsy (IE)
                                                      • Definitions

                                                        • Inflammation of endocardium most commonly affecting valves

                                                      IMAGING

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Radiographic Findings

                                                          • CT Findings

                                                            • MR Findings

                                                              • Echocardiographic Findings

                                                                • Angiographic Findings

                                                                  • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                                      • General Features

                                                                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                            • Microscopic Features

                                                                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                              • Presentation

                                                                                • Demographics

                                                                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                    • Treatment

                                                                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                      • Consider

                                                                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                          Selected References

                                                                                          1. Nishimura RA et al: 2017 AHA/ACC focused update of the 2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task force on clinical practice guidelines. Circulation. 135(25):e1159-95, 2017
                                                                                          2. Dursun M et al: The utility of cardiac MRI in diagnosis of infective endocarditis: preliminary results. Diagn Interv Radiol. 21(1):28-33, 2015
                                                                                          3. Nishimura RA et al: 2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task force on practice guidelines. Circulation: 129(23):e521-643, 2014
                                                                                          4. Feuchtner GM et al: Multislice computed tomography in infective endocarditis: comparison with transesophageal echocardiography and intraoperative findings. J Am Coll Cardiol. 53(5):436-44, 2009
                                                                                          5. Panwar SR et al: Identification of tricuspid valve vegetation by computed tomography scan. Echocardiography. 24(3):272-3, 2007
                                                                                          6. Christiaens L et al: Aortic valvular endocarditis visualised by 16-row detector multislice computed tomography. Heart. 92(10):1466, 2006
                                                                                          7. Meijboom WB et al: Pre-operative computed tomography coronary angiography to detect significant coronary artery disease in patients referred for cardiac valve surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 48(8):1658-65, 2006
                                                                                          8. Sachdev M et al: Imaging techniques for diagnosis of infective endocarditis. Cardiol Clin. 21(2):185-95, 2003
                                                                                          9. Karchmer AW: Infective endocarditis. In Braunwald E: Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 6th ed. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders, 2001
                                                                                          10. Durack DT et al: New criteria for diagnosis of infective endocarditis: utilization of specific echocardiographic findings. Duke Endocarditis Service. Am J Med. 96(3):200-9, 1994
                                                                                          11. Bush LM et al: Clinical syndrome and diagnosis. In Kaye D: Infective Endocarditis. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press, 1992
                                                                                          12. Sokil AB: Cardiac imaging in infective endocarditis. In Kaye D: Infective Endocarditis. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press, 1992