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Swedish guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of infective endocarditis recommend overuse of transoesophageal echocardiography.

Dencker, Magnus LU and Roijer, Anders LU (2008) In Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases Aug 14:1-3. p.997-999
Abstract
Echocardiography has a vital role for diagnosing and monitoring infectious endocarditis. The recently published Swedish guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of infectious endocarditis recommend overuse of transoesophageal echocardiography, which is not supported by the literature. The European Society of Cardiology presents a considerably more appropriate opinion.
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Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
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Aug 14:1-3
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997 - 999
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Informa Healthcare
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  • WOS:000261089600030
  • PMID:18720261
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1651-1980
DOI
10.1080/00365540802304521
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English
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18720261?dopt=Abstract
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  title        = {Swedish guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of infective endocarditis recommend overuse of transoesophageal echocardiography.},
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  volume       = {Aug 14:1-3},
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