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Table 4 Clinical manifestation and ultrasonic findings in 381 patients

From: Infective endocarditis at a tertiary-care hospital in China

Clinical manifestation
First clinical manifestation< 1 month133 (34.9%)
Fever367 (96.3%)
New murmur157 (41.2%)
Vascular phenomena163 (42.8%)
 Stoke88 (23.1%)
Heart failure70 (18.4%)
Abscess40 (10.5%)
Anemia259 (68%)
Immunological phenomena118 (31%)
Vegetation325 (85%)
Involved valve
 Aortic valve127 (33.3%)
 Mitral valve139 (36.5%)
 Tricuspid valve32 (8.4%)
 Pulmonary valve14 (3.7%)
 Others7 (1.8%)
 Multi40 (10.5%)
 Intra-cardiac implantation2 (0.5%)
New severe mitral regurgitation71 (18.6%)
New severe aortic regurgitation77 (20.2%)
Paravalvular complication47 (12.3%)
 Paravalvular fistula13 (3.4%)
 Abscess34 (8.9%)