|2006 VHD Guideline Recommendations||2008 VHD Focused Update Recommendations||Comments|
|Class I||Class IIa|
|Modified recommendation (changed class of recommendation from I to IIa, changed text). There are no Class I recommendations for infective endocarditis prophylaxis.|
|1. Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis is not recommended for nondental procedures (such as transesophageal echocardiogram, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, or colonoscopy) in the absence of active infection. (Level of Evidence: B) (4)||Modified recommendation (changed text)|
MR indicates mitral regurgitation; MVP, mitral valve prolapse; and TR, tricuspid regurgitation.
↵⁎ This footnote is obsolete. Please see 2006 VHD Guideline (3) for footnote text.