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  • Dr. Mobeen Syed
  • Dr. Pei Purdom (DNP)
  • Dr. Benish Zahra
  • Dr. Iqra Batool
  • Dr. Heba Alzawahri

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Staphylococcal Infective Endocarditis - (Staphylococcus)

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Dr. Mobeen starts the discussion of the staphylococcal infections caused by organ invasion. This lecture is the introduction to infective endocarditis in the context of staphylococcus.

Topics discussed are:

  • What is infective endocarditis?
  • Terms to know when studying or managing infective endocarditis.
    • Infective endocarditis (IE)
    • Native valve endocarditis (NVE)
    • Prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE)
    • Nosocomial infective endocarditis (NIE)
    • Community acquired infective endocarditis (CIE)
  • What tissues are susceptible to infective endocarditis?
  • What is the composition of an infective endocarditis vegetation?
  • What is the mechanism of tissue damage that leads to IE?
  • Which population group is at a higher risk of right sided IE?
  • Why are ventricular septal defects at a higher risk of developing IE in contrast to atrial septal defects?


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Dr. Mobeen Syed

Mobeen Syed M.D, MS Graduated from King Edward Medical University. Entrepreneur, Medical Educator, CEO and founder of Drbeen corp.