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ALLMedicine™ Infective Endocarditis Center

Research & Reviews  2,058 results

Infective Endocarditis with Pseudoaneurysm of the Mitral-Aortic Intervalvular Fibrosa P...
Rhode Island Medical Journal (2013); Soares C, Arikan P et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - A 79-year-old male with a history of ESRD and treated MRSA endocarditis was found to have a recurrence of MRSA bacteremia. He was treated with antibiotics. During his hospitalization, he suddenly developed complete heart block requiring transcutan...

Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis and metastatic lung adenocarcinoma.
BMJ Case Reports; Zhou Y, Yee Y et. al.

Jul 29th, 2021 - A 69-year-old Chinese man presented with exertional dyspnoea and subjective left upper limb weakness. Initial clinical impressions were community-acquired pneumonia and cerebrovascular accident. Further imaging studies revealed an incidental mitra...

Endocarditis Caused by Candida parapsilosis Presenting With Severe Thrombocytopenia in ...
World Journal for Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery; Freddo AM, Mathur S et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Infective endocarditis (IE) occurs more frequently in individuals living with congenital heart disease, often with high morbidity and mortality. Although gram-positive bacterial infections commonly cause IE, prosthetic valves are a known risk fact...

Multi-valvular infective endocarditis from Gemella morbillorum.
BMJ Case Reports; Desai AK, Bonura EM

Jul 25th, 2021 - Gemella morbillorum is increasingly implicated in infectious endocarditis. Our patient presented with anaemia and renal failure with evidence of infarcts and embolic disease. He was found to have endocarditis with an organism that could not specia...

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Guidelines  9 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Infective Endocarditis.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Malik SB et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Infective endocarditis can involve a normal, abnormal, or prosthetic cardiac valve. The diagnosis is typically made clinically with persistently positive blood cultures, characteristic signs and symptoms, and echocardiographic evidence of valvular...

2016 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) consensus guidelines: Surgica...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; , Pettersson GB et. al.

Apr 4th, 2017 - 2016 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) consensus guidelines: Surgical treatment of infective endocarditis: Executive summary.|2017| ,Pettersson GB,Coselli JS, ,Pettersson GB,|therapeutic use,standards,diagnosis,etiology,surgery,...

Infective Endocarditis in Childhood: 2015 Update: A Scientific Statement From the Ameri...
Circulation Baltimore RS, Gewitz M et. al.

Sep 17th, 2015 - Infective Endocarditis in Childhood: 2015 Update: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.|2015|Baltimore RS,Gewitz M,Baddour LM,Beerman LB,Jackson MA,|physiology,blood,therapeutic use,complications,microbiology,diagnosis,microb...

Infective Endocarditis in Adults: Diagnosis, Antimicrobial Therapy, and Management of C...
Circulation Baddour LM, Wilson WR et. al.

Sep 17th, 2015 - Infective endocarditis is a potentially lethal disease that has undergone major changes in both host and pathogen. The epidemiology of infective endocarditis has become more complex with today's myriad healthcare-associated factors that predispose...

2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of infective endocarditis: The Task Force for th...
European Heart Journal; Habib G, Lancellotti P et. al.

Sep 1st, 2015 - 2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of infective endocarditis: The Task Force for the Management of Infective Endocarditis of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Endorsed by: European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), the E...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  31 results

PRetest prObability of Infectious ENDOCARDITIS for Appropriate Criteria Regarding Transesophageal ECHOcardiography in Tertiary Care Facilities (PRO ENDOCARDITIS ECHO-Study)

Apr 15th, 2020 - Infective endocarditis is a potentially lethal disease that has undergone major changes over the last decades. The Duke Criteria are recommended for evaluation of probability of presence of infective endocarditis by current ESC guidelines. However...

Hemoadsorption for Prevention of Vasodilatory Shock in Cardiac Surgery Patients With Infective Endocarditis

Mar 4th, 2020 - The investigators assume a common standard deviation of 3.8 points and that a 1.4-point lower SOFA score in the Intervention Group is of clinical relevance.

French National Observatory on Infective Endocarditis

Mar 2nd, 2020 - All the clinical, biological, microbiological and laboratory describing the history of patients and their evolution during hospitalization for infective endocarditis will be obtained from physicians supporting patients and recorded in an electroni...

Characterization of RadiOlabeled Tracer Uptake Pattern in Noninfected Transcatheter Aortic Valves.

Feb 28th, 2020 - Diagnostic accuracy of Infective endocarditis (IE) is commonly challenging. Current clinical guidelines recommend the use of the modified Duke criteria, based on clinical, echocardiographic and biological findings, as well as the results of blood ...

Early Valve Surgery Versus Conventional Treatment in Infective Endocarditis Patients With High Risk of Embolism

May 29th, 2019 - Infective endocarditis (IE) is associated with an overall in-hospital mortality rate of 15-25% and a high incidence of embolic events (20-50%). Leading causes of mortality are heart failure (HF) resulting from valve dysfunction, and stroke caused ...

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News  127 results

Infective Endocarditis With Stroke After TAVR Has 'Dismal' Prognosis

May 6th, 2021 - Patients who suffer a stroke during hospitalization for infective endocarditis (IE) after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) have a dismal prognosis, with more than half dying during the index hospitalization and two thirds within the f...

Infective Endocarditis From IV Drug Use Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke

Apr 27th, 2021 - One consequence of the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States may be an increase in the number of hemorrhagic strokes caused by infective endocarditis, research suggests. Intravenous drug use (IVDU) can cause this bacterial infection of the ...

Troubling Trends for Infective Endocarditis in Dialysis Patients

Apr 1st, 2021 - The occurrence of endocarditis in hemodialysis patients may be significantly higher than previously thought, but it is as lethal as ever, a new observational study suggests. Researchers examined data from patients with infective endocarditis from ...

EMA Restricts Fosfomycin Use Following Evidence Review

Apr 3rd, 2020 - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended a number of changes regarding the use of fosfomycin-based antibiotics, including recommending the suspension of use of pediatric and intramuscular formulations, following a review by the EMA's Co...

TAVR, SAVR share same infective endocarditis risk
Bruce Jancin, MDedge News

Oct 3rd, 2019 - PARIS – The risk of infective endocarditis following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis proved to be the same as after surgical replacement in a French national propensity score–matched study.

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