Bacterial endocarditis. A serious pregnancy complication

S. M. Cox, G. D.V. Hankins, K. J. Leveno, F. G. Cunningham

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Abstract

The incidence of bacterial endocarditis, a rare complication of pregnancy, may be increasing due to illicit drug use. Increased awareness, with prompt diagnosis and aggressive treatment during gestation, may lead to improved maternal and neonatal outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)671-674
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Volume33
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Cox, S. M., Hankins, G. D. V., Leveno, K. J., & Cunningham, F. G. (1988). Bacterial endocarditis. A serious pregnancy complication. Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, 33(7), 671-674.