ENDOCARDITIS PROPHYLAXIS IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

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American Heart Association 2007 Guidelines recommend antibiotic prophylaxis only in specific pts with congenital heart disease, i.e., those who are to undergo a dental procedure associated with bacteremia who have:

  1. Unrepaired cyanotic congenital heart disease (e.g., tetralogy of Fallot)
  2. Repaired congenital heart disease with residual defects adjacent to site of a prosthetic patch or transcatheter device
  3. A history of complete repair of congenital defects with prosthetic material or a transcatheter device within the previous 6 months

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TY - ELEC T1 - ENDOCARDITIS PROPHYLAXIS IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE ID - 623308 ED - Fauci,Anthony S, ED - Hauser,Stephen L, ED - Jameson,J Larry, ED - Kasper,Dennis L, ED - Longo,Dan L, ED - Loscalzo,Joseph, BT - Harrison's Manual of Medicine UR - https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623308/all/ENDOCARDITIS_PROPHYLAXIS_IN_CONGENITAL_HEART_DISEASE PB - McGraw Hill Inc. ET - 19 DB - Harrison's Manual of Medicine DP - Unbound Medicine ER -