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Coagulation Disorders in Infective Endocarditis: Role of Pathogens, Biomarkers, Antithrombotic Therapy (Systematic Review)

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The issue of antithrombotic therapy in patients with infective endocarditis has been studied for over 75 years. During that time studying of pathogenesis of the disease and its embolic complications, lead to the introduction of the concept of “immunothrombosis”. That mechanism allows infective agents (mostly bacteria) to be cloaked from the immune system and to multiply freely, leading to growth of vegetation, thus resulting in higher chance of fragmentation. Small-scale experimental and clinical studies on the correction of hemostatic disorders in infective endocarditis, that were performed in 20th century, didn’t show any significant results, that could affect clinical practice. However, reinterpretation of available data on coagulative system will allow to have elements of hemostasis as an application point in treating infective endocarditis. The article will discuss latest insights on the role of hemostasis system in pathophysisology of infective endocarditis, its effects on the development of the embolic complications, perspectives for diagnostics and treatment.

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A. S. Pisaryuk
RUDN University; Moscow City Hospital named after V.V. Vinogradov
Russian Federation

Alexandra S. Pisaryuk - eLibrary SPIN5602-1059.


V. A. Zamarashkina
RUDN University
Russian Federation

Veronika A. Zamarashkina - eLibrary SPIN 4956-6744.


N. B. Safarova
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Russian Federation

Nargiz B. Safarova - eLibrary SPIN 9692-2329

N. M. Povalyaev
RUDN University
Russian Federation

Nikita M. Povalyaev - eLibrary SPIN 7336-6461.


E. O. Kotova
RUDN University
Russian Federation

Elizaveta O. Kotova - eLibrary SPIN 6397-6480.


U. I. Babukhina
A.N. Bakulev Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery
Russian Federation

Julia I. Babukhina - eLibrary SPIN 2000-2010.


E. M. Koltsova
Center for Theoretical Problems of Physicochemical Pharmacology; Dmitry Rogachev National Research Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology
Russian Federation

EkaterinaM. Koltsova - eLibrary SPIN 1902-3431.


Zh. D. Kobalava
RUDN University
Russian Federation

Zhanna D. Kobalava - eLibrary SPIN 9828-5409.



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Pisaryuk A.S., Zamarashkina V.A., Safarova N.B., Povalyaev N.M., Kotova E.O., Babukhina U.I., Koltsova E.M., Kobalava Z.D. Coagulation Disorders in Infective Endocarditis: Role of Pathogens, Biomarkers, Antithrombotic Therapy (Systematic Review). Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology. 2022;18(3):320-331.

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