Bacterial Endocarditis

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Bacterial Endocarditis

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The terms "Bacterial Endocarditis" returned 278 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Determination of bacterial etiological agents, sensitivity pattern and clinical outcome of patients with bacterial endocarditis at Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore.
 

Author(s): Iqra Fayyaz, Muhammad Adil Rasheed, Muhammad Ashraf, Allah Bukhsh, Abdul Wadood

Journal: J Pak Med Assoc. 2014 Dec;64(12):1384-8.

 

To determine the type of pathogens causing bacterial endocarditis, their in vitro drug susceptibility profile and the effect of empirical antibiotic therapy in endocarditis patients.

Last Updated: 6 Apr 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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Uncertainty remains about effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis for bacterial endocarditis.
 

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Journal: J Can Dent Assoc. 2014 ;80():e40.

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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The terms "Bacterial Endocarditis" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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New insight into the diagnosis of fastidious bacterial endocarditis.
 

Author(s): Philippe Brouqui, Didier Raoult

Journal: FEMS Immunol. Med. Microbiol.. 2006 Jun;47(1):1-13.

 

Sterile blood cultures are noted in one third of patients with infectious endocarditis. Although in half of cases this is due to previous antibiotic therapy, in the other half, the aetiology of culture-negative endocarditis is intracellular bacteria such as Coxiella burnetii or fastidious ...

Last Updated: 18 May 2006

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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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Fosfomycin Plus Imipenem for Treatment of Infective Endocarditis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infective Endocarditis

 

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2013

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