Table 4

Complications in 22 cases of hospital acquired infective endocarditis

ComplicationNumber (%)
Persistent fever6 ‚ÄČ(27)
Brain abscess/emboli5 (23)
Heart failure4 (18)
Septic pulmonary emboli4 (18)
Valvar/myocardial abscess2 (9)
Splenic abscess3 (14)
Renal failure (dialysis necessary)1 (5)
None of the above3 (14)