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Research & Reviews  5,165 results

Added value of three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in management of mitr...
https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.14708
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) REFERENCES; Mahmoud-Elsayed H

May 24th, 2020 - Prosthetic paravalvular leak (PVL) is a well-known serious complication following surgically as well as percutaneously implanted prosthetic valves. It usually happens due to incomplete sealing of the prosthetic ring to the native cardiac tissue wh...

Surgical valve repair of native pulmonary valve endocarditis using Ozaki technique.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.03.125
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Jaswal V, Singh Thingnam SK et. al.

May 23rd, 2020 - Surgery for infective endocarditis in the pulmonary position is an effective method of treatment despite a very uncommon pathology and few operations being performed. We present an adult male with right sided infective endocarditis where pulmonary...

Diagnosis and treatment of infective endocarditis in pregnancy: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13019-020-01147-6
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Wang J, Wang A et. al.

May 23rd, 2020 - Pregnancy with infective endocarditis (IE) is rare, but the fetal and maternal mortality rates of these pregnancies are very high, making IE a serious threat to the safety of pregnant women and their fetuses. Therefore, for pregnant women with rec...

Diagnostic imaging in infective endocarditis: a contemporary perspective.
https://doi.org/10.1080/14787210.2020.1773260
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy; Castillo Almeida NE, Gurram P et. al.

May 22nd, 2020 - Infective endocarditis (IE) remains a diagnostic challenge. Prompt diagnosis is essential for accurate risk stratification and appropriate therapeutic decisions and surgical management. In recent years, use of multimodal imaging has had a transfor...

Aerococcus Urinae Aortic Valve Endocarditis with Kissing Aortic Wall Ulcer: A Case Repo...
https://doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.920974
The American Journal of Case Reports; Ludhwani D, Li J et. al.

May 21st, 2020 - BACKGROUND Initially presumed as nonpathogenic, the bacterial genus aerococcus now includes 7 distinct virulent and avirulent species. Aerococcus urinae first isolated in 1992 is an uncommon cause of urinary tract infection (UTI) and is seen in on...

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Guidelines  33 results

Alarming number of heart infections tied to opioid epidemic
https://newsroom.heart.org/news/alarming-number-of-heart-infections-tied-to-opioid-epidemic

Sep 17th, 2019 - An alarming number of people nationwide are developing infections of either the heart’s inner lining or valves, known as infective endocarditis, in large part, due to the current opioid epidemic. This new trend predominantly affects young, white, ...

National Trends in Hospitalizations for Stroke Associated With Infective Endocarditis and Opioid Use Between 1993 and 2015
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024436
Omran,S.,et al

Jan 29th, 2019 - There has been a recent sharp rise in opioid-related deaths in the United States. Intravenous opioid use can lead to infective endocarditis (IE) which can result in stroke. There are scant data on recent trends in this neurological complication of...

2016 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) consensus guidelines: Surgica...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.09.093
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; , Pettersson GB et. al.

Apr 3rd, 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...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000298
Circulation Baltimore RS, Gewitz M et. al.

Sep 16th, 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...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000296
Circulation Baddour LM, Wilson WR et. al.

Sep 16th, 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...

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Drugs  53 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  5,437 results

Added value of three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in management of mitr...
https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.14708
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) REFERENCES; Mahmoud-Elsayed H

May 24th, 2020 - Prosthetic paravalvular leak (PVL) is a well-known serious complication following surgically as well as percutaneously implanted prosthetic valves. It usually happens due to incomplete sealing of the prosthetic ring to the native cardiac tissue wh...

Surgical valve repair of native pulmonary valve endocarditis using Ozaki technique.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.03.125
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Jaswal V, Singh Thingnam SK et. al.

May 23rd, 2020 - Surgery for infective endocarditis in the pulmonary position is an effective method of treatment despite a very uncommon pathology and few operations being performed. We present an adult male with right sided infective endocarditis where pulmonary...

Diagnosis and treatment of infective endocarditis in pregnancy: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13019-020-01147-6
Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Wang J, Wang A et. al.

May 23rd, 2020 - Pregnancy with infective endocarditis (IE) is rare, but the fetal and maternal mortality rates of these pregnancies are very high, making IE a serious threat to the safety of pregnant women and their fetuses. Therefore, for pregnant women with rec...

Diagnostic imaging in infective endocarditis: a contemporary perspective.
https://doi.org/10.1080/14787210.2020.1773260
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy; Castillo Almeida NE, Gurram P et. al.

May 22nd, 2020 - Infective endocarditis (IE) remains a diagnostic challenge. Prompt diagnosis is essential for accurate risk stratification and appropriate therapeutic decisions and surgical management. In recent years, use of multimodal imaging has had a transfor...

Aerococcus Urinae Aortic Valve Endocarditis with Kissing Aortic Wall Ulcer: A Case Repo...
https://doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.920974
The American Journal of Case Reports; Ludhwani D, Li J et. al.

May 21st, 2020 - BACKGROUND Initially presumed as nonpathogenic, the bacterial genus aerococcus now includes 7 distinct virulent and avirulent species. Aerococcus urinae first isolated in 1992 is an uncommon cause of urinary tract infection (UTI) and is seen in on...

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News  289 results

45-year-old woman • fever and chills • diffuse abdominal pain • shortness of breath • Dx?
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/211819/infectious-diseases/page/0/1?channel=234
MDedge Family Medicine;

Nov 7th, 2019 - Other sources of GBS bacteremia were unlikely based on the examination and imaging results. The patient’s abdominal exam was benign, and no intra-abdominal abscess was detected on CT.

Rising heart infections tied to U.S. opioid epidemic
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-heart-endocarditis-opioids/rising-heart-infections-tied-to-u-s-opioid-epidemic-idUSKBN1WM1Y6

Oct 7th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - As the opioid epidemic continues in the U.S., more cases of an infection that damages the heart are being seen, researchers say. FILE PHOTO: A full syringe, empty syringe and spoon sit on the roof of the car in which a man in hi...

TAVR, SAVR share same infective endocarditis risk
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/209357/interventional-cardiology-surgery/tavr-savr-share-same-infective?channel=328
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.

Drug abuse–linked infective endocarditis spiking in U.S.
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/208302/heart-failure/drug-abuse-linked-infective-endocarditis-spiking-us?channel=201
Jennie Smith

Sep 18th, 2019 - Hospitalizations for infective endocarditis associated with drug abuse doubled in the United States from 2002 to 2016, in a trend investigators call “alarming,” and link to a concurrent rise in opioid abuse. Patients tend to be younger, poorer whi.

Alarming number of heart infections tied to opioid epidemic
https://newsroom.heart.org/news/alarming-number-of-heart-infections-tied-to-opioid-epidemic

Sep 17th, 2019 - An alarming number of people nationwide are developing infections of either the heart’s inner lining or valves, known as infective endocarditis, in large part, due to the current opioid epidemic. This new trend predominantly affects young, white, ...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →