Infective Endocarditis and Its Management

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  • Lectures
    1 Video
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    62 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Infective endocarditis (IE) is a rare, life-threatening disease that has long-lasting effects even among patients who survive and are cured. Despite advances in medical, surgical, and critical care, infective endocarditis remains a highly morbid disease with approximately 1 lakh deaths annually around the world. read more »»

The evolution of antimicrobial resistance among pathogens is leading to more challenges in the treatment of infective endocarditis. It is creating additional therapeutic issues for health care professionals to manage this catastrophic disease. Learn more about infective endocarditis in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand

  • Classification of infective endocarditis
  • Epidemiology and risk factors
  • Pathophysiology and Duke’s criteria
  • Management of infective endocarditis


Dr. Blessan Varghese

Consultant Cardiologist at Welcare Hospital, Kochi


Dr Blessan Varghese is a renowned interventional cardiologist with an experience of 10 years with expertise in diagnostic coronary angiography both radial & femoral route, Primary Angioplasty, Complex Angioplasty, cardiac catheterization, renal angiography & Pacemaker Implantation and Device therapy for ASD, PDA, and many more interventional procedures. Currently, he serves as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Welcare Hospital, Kochi, and is the chief of interventional cardiology.

For: beginners

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