Bacterial Endocarditis

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Bacterial Endocarditis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Bacterial Endocarditis" returned 276 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

New insights into valve-related intramural and intracellular bacterial diversity in infective endocarditis.
 

Author(s): Andreas Oberbach, Nadine Schlichting, Stefan Feder, Stefanie Lehmann, Yvonne Kullnick, Tilo Buschmann, Conny Blumert, Friedemann Horn, Jochen Neuhaus, Ralph Neujahr, Erik Bagaev, Christian Hagl, Maximilian Pichlmaier, Arne Christian Rodloff, Sandra Gräber, Katharina Kirsch, Marcus Sandri, Vivek Kumbhari, Armirhossein Behzadi, Amirali Behzadi, Joao Carlos Correia, Friedrich Wilhelm Mohr, Maik Friedrich

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In infective endocarditis (IE), a severe inflammatory disease of the endocardium with an unchanged incidence and mortality rate over the past decades, only 1% of the cases have been described as polymicrobial infections based on microbiological approaches. The aim of this study was ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2017

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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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Bacterial Endocarditis Caused by Lactobacillus acidophilus Leading to Rupture of Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm.
 

Author(s): Carlos Omar Encarnacion, Austin Mitchell Loranger, A G Bharatkumar, G Hossein Almassi

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Lactobacillus acidophilus rarely causes bacterial endocarditis, because it usually resides in the mucosa of the vagina, gastrointestinal tract, and oropharynx. Moreover, sinus of Valsalva aneurysms are rare cardiac anomalies, either acquired or congenital. We present the case of a ...

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2016

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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2016

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Clinical Metagenomics of Infective Endocarditis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infective Endocarditis

 

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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Infective Endocarditis in the Elderly
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infective Endocarditis

 

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2016

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