39. Infective Endocarditis

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. Manfred Otto Vogt MD, PhD Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist Head1,2

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch39

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Vogt, M. O. (2009) Infective Endocarditis, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch39

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 5

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technical University Munich, German Heart Center Munich, Clinic for Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Munich, Germany

  2. 2

    Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Defects, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • infective endocarditis (IE) - subacute infectious disease of heart;
  • IE diagnosis in congenital heart disease (CHD);
  • IE according to modified Duke criteria*;
  • left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT);
  • transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) versus transesophageal echocardiography (TEE);
  • echocardiographic guidance of surgical treatment and postoperative assessment;
  • nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE);
  • Libman–Sacks endocarditis - associated with NBTE

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Incidence

  • Etiology and pathogenesis

  • Morphology and classification

  • Pathophysiology

  • Imaging

  • References