Poster Abstract Session:
143. Infections of Cardiovascular Devices
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: other, Academicians

Topical Category: J. Clinical practice issues

Tracks: Adult ID


Factors Associated with Increased Mortality in Patients Undergoing Extraction of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices Due to Infection
Sarah Aleem, MD ; Dong Heun Lee, MD ; George A. Yesenosky, MD ; Steven P. Kutalek, MD ; Ole Vielemeyer, MD

Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Related Infections Increase One-Year Mortality
Tatiana Saavedra, MD ; Salpy Pamboukian, MD ; John Baddley, MD, MSPH ; Mukesh Patel, MD ; Jose Tallaj, MD ; Robert Brown, BS ; James F. George, Ph.D. ; William Holman, MD ; James Kirklin, MD

Fever in Ventricular Assist Device Patients
Lindsay Tawa, BA ; Peter Wearden, MD, PhD ; Brian Feingold, MD, MS ; Andrew Nowalk, MD, PhD

Predictors of Infectious Complications and Mortality among Recipients of Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Dana Levy, MD ; Grace Minamoto, MD ; Jonathan Shuter, MD ; Victoria Muggia, MD

Temporal trends in duration of antimicrobial therapy and length of hospital stay in cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections
Assefa Ayalew ; Katherine Y. Le, MD, MPH ; Larry M. Baddour, MD ; Paul A. Friedman, MD ; David Hayes, MD ; Raymund Razonable, MD ; Walter R. Wilson, MD ; James Steckelberg, MD, FIDSA ; Muhammad R. Sohail, MD

Importance of Surgery in the Management of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis
Nabin K. Shrestha, MD, MPH ; Joyce Chung Rii, DO, MA ; Gosta B. Pettersson, MD, PhD ; Robert Butler, MS ; Steven Gordon, MD, FIDSA

A Prospective Analysis of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infections Due to Staphylococcal Species: The Multicenter Electrophysiologic Device Infection Cohort (MEDIC)
Katherine Y. Le, MD, MPH ; Larry M. Baddour, MD ; Muhammad R. Sohail, MD ; Jordan M. Prutkin, MD, MHS ; Arnold J. Greenspon, MD ; Holenarasipur Vikram, MD, FACP ; Stephan B. Danik, MD ; James E. Peacock Jr., MD ; Carlos Falces, MD ; Jose M Miro, MD ; Elisabeth Blank, MD ; Christoph K. Naber, MD ; Salvador Ninot ; Roger G. Carillo, MD ; Chi-Hong Tseng, MS ; Daniel Z. Uslan, M.D.

Mortality and Cost of Infection Associated with Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Procedures
Muhammad R. Sohail, MD ; Charles Henrikson, MD ; Mary Jo Braid-Forbes, MPH ; Kevin Forbes, PhD ; Daniel Lerner, MD

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.