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  • People with congenital cardiovascular defects have an increased risk of developing bacterial endocarditis, so preventive antibiotics are prescribed before surgery, invasive tests or procedures, and dental work to reduce this risk.
  • People with congenital cardiovascular defects have an increased risk of developing bacterial endocarditis, so preventive antibiotics are prescribed before surgery, invasive tests or procedures, and dental work to reduce this risk.
  • A 2003 study reported that preventive antibiotics are underused in people with congenital cardiovascular defects, possibly because they do not understand their increased risk of developing bacterial endocarditis.
  • A 2003 study reported that preventive antibiotics are underused in people with congenital heart conditions, possibly because they do not understand their increased risk of developing bacterial endocarditis.
  • In addition to slow growth, children with PDA may be more susceptible to infections such as colds, pneumonia, and a rare but potentially life threatening infection of the heart called endocarditis.