Infective endocarditis is an infection of the heart valves, and although uncommon can be potentially life threatening.
Risk factors for infective endocarditis include that of pre-existing cardiac conditions such as heart valve abnormalitis, history of heart valve replacement surgery and a previous history of infective endocarditis. Other risk factors include that of intravenous drug use, immunosuppression or recent dental procedures.
Subscribe to our mailing list to get the updates to your email inbox...
SHP-Head Office, 167 Jalan Bukit Merah Connection One (Tower 5), #15-10, Singapore 150167