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The impact of valve surgery on short- and long-term mortality in left-sided infective endocarditis: do differences in methodological approaches explain previous conflicting results?

Bannay A, Hoen B, Duval X, Obadia JF, Selton-Suty C, Le Moing V, Tattevin P, Iung B, Delahaye F, Alla F; AEPEI Study Group.

Eur Heart J. 2011 Aug;32(16):2003-15. Epub 2009 Feb 9.
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The timing of surgery influences mortality and morbidity in adults with severe complicated infective endocarditis: a propensity analysis.

Thuny F, Beurtheret S, Mancini J, Gariboldi V, Casalta JP, Riberi A, Giorgi R, Gouriet F, Tafanelli L, Avierinos JF, Renard S, Collart F, Raoult D, Habib G.

Eur Heart J. 2011 Aug;32(16):2027-33. Epub 2009 Mar 26.
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Comparison of thrombolysis versus surgery as a first line therapy for prosthetic heart valve thrombosis.

Keuleers S, Herijgers P, Herregods MC, Budts W, Dubois C, Meuris B, Verhamme P, Flameng W, Van de Werf F, Adriaenssens T.

Am J Cardiol. 2011 Jan 15;107(2):275-9.
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Prosthetic valve selection for middle-aged patients with aortic stenosis.

Chikwe J, Filsoufi F, Carpentier AF.

Nat Rev Cardiol. 2010 Dec;7(12):711-9. Epub 2010 Nov 2.
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