Among patients with infective endocarditis (IE), 39% of neurologically “asymptomatic” patients had a cerebral embolic event (CEE) on neuroimaging, and a new surgical indication was established in 19% of these cases. CEEs were seen in 73% of neurologically symptomatic patients. But there were some issues with this study…
Role of Cerebral Imaging on Diagnosis and Management in Patients With Suspected Infective Endocarditis. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Aug 14;77(3):371-379. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad192.