TABLE 41-18 Incidence of multiple valve replacement for native valve infective endocarditis from 19611974 at the Mayo Clinic

No. of patients Percent

Valve replacement for IE 138
Aortic 99 71% (99/138)
Mitral 16 12% (16/138)
Multiple 23 17% (23/138)

IE = infective endocarditis.

Source: Modified with permission from Wilson WR, Danielson GK, Giuliani ER, et al: Cardiac valve replacement in congestive heart failure due to infective endocarditis. Mayo Clin Proc 1979; 54:223.