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Infective Endocarditis is an inflammation of the valves and the endocardium. Vegetation formation is an essential evidence of infective endocarditis. The location, morphology, size, number, complications, and the mobility of the vegetation with the cardiac cycle must be assessed. Compared with transthoracic echocardiography, 3D TEE has much more advantages in examining infective endocarditis.
KeywordsInfective Endocarditis Rheumatic Heart Disease Systolic Murmur Micrococcus Luteus Sick Sinus Syndrome
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