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Top : Health : Conditions and Diseases : Cardiovascular Disorders : Heart Disease : Endocarditis (11 web sites)
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Bacterial Endocarditis
Ernest G. Brookfield, M.D.(pediatrics) discusses this disease, what it is and what the causes are, complications, symptoms, tests and prevention.
http://www.csun.edu/~hcmth011/chaser/article2.html

Diagnosis and Management of Infective Endocarditis and Its Complications
American Heart Association Scientific Statement.
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/98/25/2936

Heart Point
A look at endocarditis, explaining what it is, who should take antibiotics for dental and certain other procedures, and cardiac conditions associated with the risk.
http://www.heartpoint.com/endocarditis.html

MedlinePlus: Endocarditis
Looks at this disease and gives the definition, causes, incidents and risk factor. Also covers culture-negative and infective endocarditis.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001098.htm

NHS Choices: Endocarditis
Provides information on this rare but serious condition where the inner lining of the heart becomes inflamed. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Endocarditis/

Non-infective Endocarditis
The Merck Manual: A look at the symptoms, signs, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.
http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec07/ch077/ch077c.html

On Health
An explanation along with discussion on symptoms, causes and treatments and complications for endocarditis.
http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/tc/Endocarditis-Topic-Overview

Preventing Bacterial Endocarditis: American Heart Association Guidelines - February 1, 1998 - American Family Physician
An explanation of what this disease is and who is at risk. Also detailed guidelines for the procedures requiring antibiotic prophylaxis and the dosage and type required.
http://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0201/p457.html

The Merck Manual
A look at endocarditis, the symptoms and signs, diagnosing, prognosis, prophylaxis, treatment, valve surgery, and response to treatment.
http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec07/ch077/ch077a.html

The University of New South Wales
Image of bacterial infection on mitral valve. Click on the image and get a further explanation.
http://web.med.unsw.edu.au/pathmus/m1004089.htm