Category: Endocarditis

Endocarditis Surgery 1

Endocarditis Surgery

Endocarditis is the infection that affects the heart valves or any structure within it (valve prostheses, pacemaker cables or defibrillators, and other catheters).

Each year, 3-4 new cases are detected per 100,000 inhabitants. Their frequency increases with age so that in individuals aged 70-80 the incidence reaches 15 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Read more

Endocarditis Surgery 2

Endocarditis Surgery

Endocarditis is the infection that affects the heart valves or any structure within it (valve prostheses, pacemaker cables …

Heart Tumors 3

Heart Tumors

The most frequent tumors are metastases of cancer elsewhere in the body. They are 20 to 40 times more frequent than those …

9 Common Heart Surgeries 4

9 Common Heart Surgeries

This procedure is usually performed to treat angina when no other treatments work. A small incision is done in the chest …