The overall survival rate for infective endocarditis, a type of heart infection, is 75% at 6 months and 57% at 5 years; the annual instantaneous risk of death was 0.55 at 6 months, 0.18 at 1 year, and then 0.03 after that. . You and your family can increase your chances of survival by being […]
Bacteria and viruses can cause a heart infection, which can then lead to cardiac damage and other serious health complications. Learn all about the causes, symptoms, prevention, treatment, and management of heart infections, here.