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Correction to: Short- and long-term outcomes in infective endocarditis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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BMC Cardiovascular DisordersBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:5

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The original article was published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2017 17:291


Unfortunately, after publication of this article [1], it was noticed that the name of the second author was incorrectly displayed as Akshaya Srikanth Bahagavathula. The correct name is Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula and can be seen in the corrected author list above. The original article has also been updated to correct this error.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical pharmacy, School of Phamacy, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
Medication Safety Chair, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riadh, Saudi Arabia
Master’s Program in Health Economics, Policy and Managment; Student; Department of Learning, Informatics, Managent and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden


  1. Abegaz TM, et al. Short- and long-term outcomes in infective endocarditis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017;17:291. ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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