Endocardite infettiva nei cardiopatici congeniti.

Translated title of the contribution: [Infective endocarditis in patients with congenital heart disease].

A. Micheletti, D. Negura, L. Piazza, A. Saracino, G. Butera, C. Arcidiacono, M. Carminati, R. Calaciura, M. Chessa

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

The incidence of infective endocarditis (IE) in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) is higher than in general population; this is a major problem considering the continuous expansion of such group of patients. Generally the more complex is the congenital heart disease the higher is the risk of IE. The aetiology, clinical features, complications, basis for diagnosis and treatment of IE in CHD patients don't differ from those in acquired cardiac disease; however, right-sided IE is more frequent in CHD patients. Due to the complex anatomy or presence of artificial material in many CHD, the transesophageal echocardiogram is extremely useful although echocardiographic assessment remains difficult. Prognosis is better than in other forms of IE with a mortality rate

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)270-273
Number of pages4
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Volume32
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010

Fingerprint

Endocarditis
Heart Diseases
Anatomy
Mortality
Incidence
Population

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

Cite this

Micheletti, A., Negura, D., Piazza, L., Saracino, A., Butera, G., Arcidiacono, C., ... Chessa, M. (2010). Endocardite infettiva nei cardiopatici congeniti. Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica, 32(6), 270-273.

Endocardite infettiva nei cardiopatici congeniti. / Micheletti, A.; Negura, D.; Piazza, L.; Saracino, A.; Butera, G.; Arcidiacono, C.; Carminati, M.; Calaciura, R.; Chessa, M.

In: Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica, Vol. 32, No. 6, 11.2010, p. 270-273.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micheletti, A, Negura, D, Piazza, L, Saracino, A, Butera, G, Arcidiacono, C, Carminati, M, Calaciura, R & Chessa, M 2010, 'Endocardite infettiva nei cardiopatici congeniti.', Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 270-273.
Micheletti A, Negura D, Piazza L, Saracino A, Butera G, Arcidiacono C et al. Endocardite infettiva nei cardiopatici congeniti. Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica. 2010 Nov;32(6):270-273.
Micheletti, A. ; Negura, D. ; Piazza, L. ; Saracino, A. ; Butera, G. ; Arcidiacono, C. ; Carminati, M. ; Calaciura, R. ; Chessa, M. / Endocardite infettiva nei cardiopatici congeniti. In: Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica. 2010 ; Vol. 32, No. 6. pp. 270-273.
@article{fae251dd917948478e1f1a1a08c2d8dd,
title = "Endocardite infettiva nei cardiopatici congeniti.",
abstract = "The incidence of infective endocarditis (IE) in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) is higher than in general population; this is a major problem considering the continuous expansion of such group of patients. Generally the more complex is the congenital heart disease the higher is the risk of IE. The aetiology, clinical features, complications, basis for diagnosis and treatment of IE in CHD patients don't differ from those in acquired cardiac disease; however, right-sided IE is more frequent in CHD patients. Due to the complex anatomy or presence of artificial material in many CHD, the transesophageal echocardiogram is extremely useful although echocardiographic assessment remains difficult. Prognosis is better than in other forms of IE with a mortality rate",
author = "A. Micheletti and D. Negura and L. Piazza and A. Saracino and G. Butera and C. Arcidiacono and M. Carminati and R. Calaciura and M. Chessa",
year = "2010",
month = "11",
language = "Italian",
volume = "32",
pages = "270--273",
journal = "Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica",
issn = "0391-5387",
publisher = "Vicenza Pediatria Medica E Chirurgica",
number = "6",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Endocardite infettiva nei cardiopatici congeniti.

AU - Micheletti, A.

AU - Negura, D.

AU - Piazza, L.

AU - Saracino, A.

AU - Butera, G.

AU - Arcidiacono, C.

AU - Carminati, M.

AU - Calaciura, R.

AU - Chessa, M.

PY - 2010/11

Y1 - 2010/11

N2 - The incidence of infective endocarditis (IE) in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) is higher than in general population; this is a major problem considering the continuous expansion of such group of patients. Generally the more complex is the congenital heart disease the higher is the risk of IE. The aetiology, clinical features, complications, basis for diagnosis and treatment of IE in CHD patients don't differ from those in acquired cardiac disease; however, right-sided IE is more frequent in CHD patients. Due to the complex anatomy or presence of artificial material in many CHD, the transesophageal echocardiogram is extremely useful although echocardiographic assessment remains difficult. Prognosis is better than in other forms of IE with a mortality rate

AB - The incidence of infective endocarditis (IE) in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) is higher than in general population; this is a major problem considering the continuous expansion of such group of patients. Generally the more complex is the congenital heart disease the higher is the risk of IE. The aetiology, clinical features, complications, basis for diagnosis and treatment of IE in CHD patients don't differ from those in acquired cardiac disease; however, right-sided IE is more frequent in CHD patients. Due to the complex anatomy or presence of artificial material in many CHD, the transesophageal echocardiogram is extremely useful although echocardiographic assessment remains difficult. Prognosis is better than in other forms of IE with a mortality rate

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=79957517078&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=79957517078&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Articolo

C2 - 21462448

AN - SCOPUS:79957517078

VL - 32

SP - 270

EP - 273

JO - Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica

JF - Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica

SN - 0391-5387

IS - 6

ER -