Endocarditis

Common Name(s)

Endocarditis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Endocarditis" returned 2362 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Early surgical intervention and optimal medical treatment for Candida parapsilosis endocarditis.
 

Author(s): Shigeru Toyoda, Emi Tajima, Reiko Fukuda, Taito Masawa, Shu Inami, Hirohisa Amano, Takuo Arikawa, Atsushi Yoshida, Akira Hishinuma, Teruo Inoue

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(4):411-3.

 

We herein report the case of a 72-year-old man with endocarditis of the aortic valve who underwent urgent aortic valve replacement 36 hours after admission due to an aggravation of aortic valve regurgitation. Postoperative cultures of the blood and site of valve vegetation identified ...

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2015

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Bacterial endocarditis following lithotripsy: an unusual complication caused by a non-invasive procedure.
 

Author(s): Alessandra Soriano, Ribhi Mansour, Yuval Horovitz, Howard Amital

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2014 Dec;16(12):803-4.

 

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2015

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The terms "Endocarditis" returned 254 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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