Bacterial endocarditis of the aortic valve

Bacterial endocarditis of the aortic valve


In endocarditis, bacteria that have entered the bloodstream settle on the inside of the heart, usually on the heart valves.


ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerStephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

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