Treating Heart Infection (Infective Endocarditis)
When you’re treated for a heart infection at Providence, your cardiac care team provides expert treatment to monitor and improve your health, lower your risk of future complications and get you feeling better. We work with you to create a personalized care plan that includes everything from diagnosis and monitoring to the post-care support you need to feel your best. The result is compassionate, whole-person care for your body, mind and spirit.
Why Choose Us for Heart Infection Care?
At Providence, we see the life in you. We are committed to making a positive difference in every life we touch.
More About Heart Infections
A heart infection comes from a bacterial, viral or fungal infection that can damage parts of the heart. It is a rare and life-threatening condition. Risk factors for a heart infection include damaged heart valves, poor dental health, intravenous drug use and older age. The expert cardiac teams at Providence use the most effective therapies to treat patients with every type of heart infection, including:
Your heart care team uses many different methods to find out which therapies work best for you. They look at your symptoms, other medical conditions and overall health. They also use the most advanced diagnostics to evaluate your condition. Depending on your case, this may include one or more of the following:
Personalized Treatment for Heart Infection
We know that no two patients are the same. This is why your care team works with you to design an individualized treatment plan based specifically on your heart condition and your personal needs. Every treatment plan includes lifestyle changes to support your recovery and long-term heart health.
Your care plan may include one or more of the following therapies:
Meet the Team
At Providence, you'll have access to a vast network of dedicated and compassionate providers who offer personalized care by focusing on treatment, prevention and health education.