Infective endocarditis (IE) in high-risk patients is a potentially severe complication which justifies the administration of antibiotics before invasive dental treatment. This literature review presents the current guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis and discusses the controversial aspects related to the antibiotic administration for prevention of IE.

Antibiotic prophylaxis of infective endocarditis in dentistry: clinical approach and controversies

COSTANTINIDES, FULVIA;OTTAVIANI, GIULIA;GOBBO, MARGHERITA;TIRELLI, GIAN CARLO;BIASOTTO, MATTEO
2014

Abstract

Infective endocarditis (IE) in high-risk patients is a potentially severe complication which justifies the administration of antibiotics before invasive dental treatment. This literature review presents the current guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis and discusses the controversial aspects related to the antibiotic administration for prevention of IE.
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