Retrospective Review of Management of Infective Endocarditis
Recruitment status was Active, not recruiting
This is an analysis of the outcomes of patients having undergone surgical intervention for infective endocarditis.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||A Retrospective Review of the Management of Infective Endocarditis in Patients at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center From 1996-2006|
|Study Start Date:||November 2006|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2008|
This study will look at the presentations, epidemiology, risk factors, modalities of diagnosis; and the role of specific investigatory tools with surgical intervention and timimg of intervention in patients who underwent surgical treatment for infective endocarditis. Morbidity and Mortality post surgery and prognosis including long term outcome of our patients will be analyzed. Special attention will be made to those patients with pre-operative neurological deficit.
|United States, Virginia|
|Virginia Commonweath University MCV Hospital|
|Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298|
|Principal Investigator:||Vigneshwar Kasirajan, MD||Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery|