ACC/AHA 2008 guideline update on valvular heart disease: Focused update on infective endocarditis: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines: Endorsed by the society of cardiovascular anesthesiologists, society for cardiovascular angiography and interventions, and society of thoracic surgeons

Rick A. Nishimura, Blase A. Carabello, David P. Faxon, Michael D. Freed, Bruce W. Lytle, Patrick T. O'Gara, Robert A. O'Rourke, Pravin M. Shah, Robert O. Bonow, Kanu Chatterjee, Antonio C. De Leon, William H. Gaasch, Catherine M. Otto, Jack S. Shanewise, Sidney C. Smith, Alice K. Jacobs, Christopher E. Buller, Mark A. Creager, Steven M. Ettinger, Harlan M. KrumholzFrederick G. Kushner, Richard L. Page, Lynn G. Tarkington, Clyde W. Yancy

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243 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)887-896
Number of pages10
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 19 2008


  • ACC/AHA practice guideline
  • Focused update
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Prophylaxis
  • Valvular heart disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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