Bacterial Endocarditis

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Bacterial Endocarditis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Bacterial Endocarditis" returned 268 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Obturator internus pyomyositis manifested as sciatica in a patient with subacute bacterial endocarditis: A rare case report.
 

Author(s): Wei-Ching Hsu, Jin-Yi Hsu, Michael Yu-Chih Chen, Chung-Chao Liang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jul;95(30):e4340.

 

Pyomyositis is a pyogenic infection of the skeletal muscles causing myalgia and fever in patients. Hematogenous seeding engendered by persistent bacteremia and septic embolism is usually the underlying cause of the disease. Trauma, intravenous drug use, and immunodeficiency are the ...

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2016

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Advantages and Limitations of Direct PCR Amplification of Bacterial 16S-rDNA from Resected Heart Tissue or Swabs Followed by Direct Sequencing for Diagnosing Infective Endocarditis: A Retrospective Analysis in the Routine Clinical Setting.
 

Author(s): Daniela Maneg, Janina Sponsel, Iris Müller, Benedikt Lohr, John Penders, Katharina Madlener, Klaus-Peter Hunfeld

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():7923874.

 

Infective endocarditis (IE) is a life-threatening disease that is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Its long-term prognosis strongly depends on a timely and optimized antibiotic treatment. Therefore, identification of the causative pathogen is crucial and currently based ...

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2016

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Late Bacterial Endocarditis and Abscess Formation After Implantation of an Amplatzer Septal Occluder Device.
 

Author(s): Dong-Jun Kim, Chi Young Shim, Seng Chan You, Seung-Hyun Lee, Geu-Ru Hong

Journal: Circulation. 2015 Jun;131(25):e536-8.

 

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2015

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The terms "Bacterial Endocarditis" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Development and evaluation of a novel fast broad-range 16S ribosomal DNA PCR and sequencing assay for diagnosis of bacterial infective endocarditis: multi-year experience in a large Canadian healthcare zone and a literature review.
 

Author(s): Robert J H Miller, Barbara Chow, Dylan Pillai, Deirdre Church

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The study aimed to explore the sensitivity and specificity of a novel fast 16S rDNA PCR and sequencing assay for the improved diagnosis of infective endocarditis (IE) in patients with suspected native or prosthetic heart valve (HV) infection over a multi-year period at our cardiovascular center.

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2016

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The bacteremia of dental origin and its implications in the appearance of bacterial endocarditis.
 

Author(s): María-Rocío Mang-de la Rosa, Lizett Castellanos-Cosano, María-Jesús Romero-Perez, Antonio Cutando

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Numerous systemic diseases may affect the oral cavity and vice versa,in particular severe diseases that involve the heart valve. In these cases, additional measures or a modification to our dental treatment need to be taken. We are aware of various diseases that can cause the emergence ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2013

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Infected splenic artery aneurysm with associated splenic abscess formation secondary to bacterial endocarditis: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Robert A McCready, M Ann Bryant, John W Fehrenbacher, Michael G Rowe

Journal: J. Vasc. Surg.. 2007 May;45(5):1066-8.

 

Infected aneurysms are rare and may present with rupture or sepsis. Surgical treatment is often required to prevent catastrophic sequelae. Bacterial endocarditis is one of the classic causes of infected aneurysm. We present a case of a 6.1-cm infected splenic artery aneurysm secondary ...

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2007

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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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Last Updated: 19 Oct 2016

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Infective Endocarditis in the Elderly
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infective Endocarditis

 

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2016

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