Endocarditis

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Infection of the lining of the heart, most commonly affecting the heart valves. Severe infection may cause valve destruction, leading to heart failure and, if untreated, death.

Guidance

Acceptable only if fully resolved with no resulting heart defect.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012