Cardiovascular implantable electronic device infection: A stepwise approach to diagnosis and management

Ala S. Dababneh, Muhammad R. Sohail

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Abstract

Infection related to cardiovascular implantable electronic devices is a serious complication, necessitating removal of the device and prolonged parenteral antibiotic therapy. Accurate diagnosis and optimal management of these infections are challenging. This review highlights the critical management decisions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)529-537
Number of pages9
JournalCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
Volume78
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011

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Device Removal
Equipment and Supplies
Infection
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Therapeutics

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Cardiovascular implantable electronic device infection : A stepwise approach to diagnosis and management. / Dababneh, Ala S.; Sohail, Muhammad R.

In: Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Vol. 78, No. 8, 08.2011, p. 529-537.

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