Practical Guidelines

Review of the European Society of Cardiology Guidelines for the management of infective endocarditis in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices

 M.Т. Vatutin 1, 2, A.M. Shevelok 1, 2, Ye.V. Kartamysheva 1, A.O. Taratorina 2, K.S. Gasendich 1,
 Ye.V. Yeshchenko 1, Yu.P. Gritsenko 1, О.К. Stavynska 2

M. Gorky Donetsk National Medical University, Ukraine 
Institute of Urgent and Recovery Surgery named after V.K. Gusak of NAMS of Ukraine, Donetsk, Ukraine

Review of the current guidelines for management of patients with infective endocarditis is provided in this article. The information about diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of infective endocarditis in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices and prosthetic valve endocarditis, prophylaxis and anticoagulanttherapy is provided.

Key words: infective endocarditis, cardiac implantable electronic devices, treatment, prophylaxis.

 

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