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Mitral Valve Prolapse and surgery
- Infective endocarditis is more likely to result from exposure to random bacterial infections associated with daily activities than caused by dental, GI tract, or GU (Read: no orthopedic) procedures.
- Antibiotic prophylaxis is no longer indicated in all patients with MVP for prevention of infective endocarditis.
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I have been advised by my primary physician to schedule a cardiac catherization and possible stent placement procedure after having a Nuclear Stress Test with the following "Findings:
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