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Subclinical myocardial dysfunction in liver transplant candidates determined using speckle-tracking imaging
Objective: There are various cardiovascular abnormalities in end-stage liver disease (ESLD). In these patients, left ventricular (LV) systolic function is normal at rest but deteriorates during stress. This deterioration ...
Adequacy of Infective Endocarditis Prophylaxis Before Dental Procedures among Solid Organ Transplant Recipients
Infective endocarditis (IE) is a life-threatening condition with high morbidity and mortality. The current IE guidelines recommend antibiotic prophylaxis only in patients with certain cardiac conditions and before certain ...