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The article analyzes some special aspects of infective endocarditis in present-day practice. The author describes in detail clinical manifestations of infective endocarditis in the elderly, in patients with previously intact cardiac valves, in persons with myocardial diseases, and in injection drug users.

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M. A. Gurevich

Moscow Regional Research and Clinical Institute (MONIKI); 61/2 Shchepkina ul., Moscow, 129110, Russian Federation

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MD, PhD, Professor, Internal Diseases Department, Postgraduate Medical School Russian Federation


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