Table 4

 Complications

ComplicationsNumber (n = 116, multiple answers)
Increased valvar regurgitation73 (30.5%)
Cardiac failure56 (23.4)
Systemic emboli48 (20.1)
    Stroke25 (10.5%)
    Systemic abscess formation12 (5%)
Arrhythmia development13 (5.4%)
Periannular extension of abscess11 (4.6%)
Intracranial haemorrhage7 (2.9%)
Prosthetic valve dysfunction4 (1.7%)
Glomerulonephritis/renal failure4 (1.7%)
Mycotic aneurysm3 (1.3%)