Thursday, October 6, 2022
Category: Bacterial Infections, Cardiac Infections, Device Related Infections
Dr. Margarita Cancio, Medical Director of the Infectious Diseases Associates of Tampa Bay, presents a talk on the assessment and management of infectious endocarditis. Dr. Cancio begins by reviewing the epidemiology of endocarditis. She then discusses the the microbiology of endocarditis pathogens in both native valve and prosthetic valve disease. The clinical manifestations of endocarditis are next discussed. Following this, Dr. Cancio discusses treatment options. Other issues discussed include culture negative disease, surgical management, CIED infections, cardiac imaging, and antimicrobial prophylaxis.
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