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Table 2 Clinicial outcome and complications

From: Inflammatory parameters and prediction of prognosis in infective endocarditis

Adverse outcome 27 (54%)
Death 11 (22%)
Serious infectious complication 18 (36%)
meningitis 6 (12%)
peripheral embolisation 7 (14%)
visceral abscess 4 (8%)
osteomyelitis 3 (6%)
Other serious complication 7 (14%)
cardiac failure 2 (4%)
severe cardiac rhythm disorders 0 (0%)
septic shock 5 (10%)
Need for valve replacement 29 (58%)
(aortic n = 19, mitral n = 7, pulmonary n = 1, tricuspid n = 2)  
  1. Data are presented as number of cases (percentages of total number).