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About prophylaxis for infective endocarditis, which guideline should we follow?
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they are very few now.
1. who needs it ? either prosthetic valve or congenital heart disease [forget MR or MVP]
2. when needs it? during procedure causing significant bacteremia [ eg. tonsillectomy] NOT dental fillings or ANY type of endoscopy.

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