Endocarditis

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Endocarditis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Endocarditis" returned 2394 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Right-sided infective endocarditis with a ruptured sinus of Valsalva and multiple septic pulmonary emboli in a patient with atopic dermatitis.
 

Author(s): Koshin Horimoto, Toshihiko Kubo, Hidenori Matsusaka, Hironori Baba, Masayoshi Umesue

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(7):797-800.

 

We herein report the case of 34-year-old woman with acute tricuspid valve infective endocarditis (IE) associated with a ruptured sinus of Valsalva and multiple septic pulmonary emboli. She had no history of medical problems, except for atopic dermatitis (AD). Blood cultures identified ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2015

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Clinical predictors of mortality in hospitalized patients with infective endocarditis at a tertiary care center in Pakistan.
 

Author(s): Sadia Arshad, Safia Awan, Syedah Saira Bokhari, Muhammad Tariq

Journal: J Pak Med Assoc. 2015 Jan;65(1):3-8.

 

To evaluate the clinical characteristics and predictors of in-hospital mortality in patients with infective endocarditis at a tertiary care centre in Pakistan.

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2015

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Mitral valve aneurysm secondary to probable infective endocarditis.
 

Author(s): Anne Paula Delgado, Pedro Mendes Gama

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2015 Feb;104(2):e18.

 

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2015

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The terms "Endocarditis" returned 255 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Global and regional burden of infective endocarditis, 1990-2010: a systematic review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Aref A Bin Abdulhak, Larry M Baddour, Patricia J Erwin, Bruno Hoen, Vivian H Chu, George A Mensah, Imad M Tleyjeh

Journal: Glob Heart. 2014 Mar;9(1):131-43.

 

Infective endocarditis (IE) is a life-threatening disease associated with serious complications. The GBD 2010 (Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and Risk Factors) study IE expert group conducted a systematic review of IE epidemiology literature to inform estimates of the burden ...

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2014

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Two cases and a review of Streptococcus pyogenes endocarditis in children.
 

Author(s): Danielle R Weidman, Hilal Al-Hashami, Shaun K Morris

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Infective endocarditis is a rare diagnosis in pediatrics. Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes is known to cause a range of type and severity of infections in childhood. However, S. pyogenes is a rarely described cause of endocarditis in children. This paper presents two ...

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2014

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Native and prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: clinicopathologic correlation and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Adriana Luk, Minhui L Kim, Heather J Ross, Vivek Rao, Tirone E David, Jagdish Butany

Journal: Malays J Pathol. 2014 Aug;36(2):71-81.

 

The incidence of infective endocarditis is 1.5-4.95 cases per 100,000 individuals per year, with a mortality of 14-46% 1-year post infection. The management and decision to operate on selected patients remains controversial. Our study reviews cases of native and prosthetic valve endocarditis ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2014

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Long-term Clinico-radiological Evolution of Patients With Brain Lesions During Infectious Endocarditis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infectious Endocarditis

 

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2015

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Infective Endocarditis in Developing Countries, a Prospective, Observational, Multicentre Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Infective Endocarditis

 

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2014

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Beta-lactam Pharmacokinetics in Patients With Infective Endocarditis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infective Endocarditis

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2015

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