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Research & Reviews  1,073 results

Myocarditis and intracardiac thrombus due to Henoch-Schönlein purpura: case report and ...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-020-05317-8
Clinical Rheumatology; Yılmaz N, Yüksel S et. al.

Aug 12th, 2020 - Cardiac involvement is very rare in patients with Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP). In this case study, we present an 8-year-old girl presenting with HSP-induced myocarditis and thrombus in the right atrium and HSP nephritis. To date, 15 cases of HS...

Active Case Finding for Rheumatic Fever in an Endemic Country.
https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.016053
Journal of the American Heart Association; Okello E, Ndagire E et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Background Despite the high burden of rheumatic heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa, diagnosis with acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is exceedingly rare. Here, we report the results of the first prospective epidemiologic survey to diagnose and characte...

Case Ascertainment on Australian Registers for Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Hear...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155505
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Agenson T, Katzenellenbogen JM et. al.

Jul 29th, 2020 - In Australia, disease registers for acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) were previously established to facilitate disease surveillance and control, yet little is known about the extent of case-ascertainment. We compared A...

Cardiovascular health research, training, and capacity building for the eradication of ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30297-7
The Lancet. Global Health; Mensah GA

Jul 26th, 2020 - Cardiovascular health research, training, and capacity building for the eradication of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in our lifetime: the inaugural Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lecture.|2020|Mensah GA,|

Mechanistic implications of altered protein expression in rheumatic heart disease.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10741-020-09993-1
Heart Failure Reviews; Lumngwena EN, Skatulla S et. al.

Jul 12th, 2020 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a major cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries, where living conditions promote spread of group A β-haemolytic streptococcus. Autoimmune reactions due to molecular mimic...

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Guidelines  5 results

Revision of the Jones Criteria for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever in the era of...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000205
Circulation Gewitz MH, Baltimore RS et. al.

Apr 24th, 2015 - Acute rheumatic fever remains a serious healthcare concern for the majority of the world's population despite its decline in incidence in Europe and North America. The goal of this statement was to review the historic Jones criteria used to diagno...

Position statement of the World Heart Federation on the prevention and control of rheum...
https://doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2013.34
Nature Reviews. Cardiology; Remenyi B, Carapetis J et. al.

Apr 2nd, 2013 - In the 21(st) century, rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are neglected diseases of marginalized communities. Globally, RHD remains the most-common cardiovascular disease in young people aged <25 years. Although RF and RHD have...

Prevention of rheumatic fever and diagnosis and treatment of acute Streptococcal pharyn...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.191959
Circulation Gerber MA, Baltimore RS et. al.

Feb 27th, 2009 - Primary prevention of acute rheumatic fever is accomplished by proper identification and adequate antibiotic treatment of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) tonsillopharyngitis. Diagnosis of GAS pharyngitis is best accomplished by combinin...

Prevention of infective endocarditis: guidelines from the American Heart Association: a...
https://doi.org/10.14219/jada.archive.2008.0346
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939); Wilson W, Taubert KA et. al.

Mar 7th, 2008 - The purpose of this statement is to update the recommendations by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the prevention of infective endocarditis, which were last published in 1997. and A writing group appointed by the AHA for their expertise in...

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Drugs  249 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,363 results

Myocarditis and intracardiac thrombus due to Henoch-Schönlein purpura: case report and ...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-020-05317-8
Clinical Rheumatology; Yılmaz N, Yüksel S et. al.

Aug 12th, 2020 - Cardiac involvement is very rare in patients with Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP). In this case study, we present an 8-year-old girl presenting with HSP-induced myocarditis and thrombus in the right atrium and HSP nephritis. To date, 15 cases of HS...

Active Case Finding for Rheumatic Fever in an Endemic Country.
https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.016053
Journal of the American Heart Association; Okello E, Ndagire E et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Background Despite the high burden of rheumatic heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa, diagnosis with acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is exceedingly rare. Here, we report the results of the first prospective epidemiologic survey to diagnose and characte...

Case Ascertainment on Australian Registers for Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Hear...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155505
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Agenson T, Katzenellenbogen JM et. al.

Jul 29th, 2020 - In Australia, disease registers for acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) were previously established to facilitate disease surveillance and control, yet little is known about the extent of case-ascertainment. We compared A...

Cardiovascular health research, training, and capacity building for the eradication of ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30297-7
The Lancet. Global Health; Mensah GA

Jul 26th, 2020 - Cardiovascular health research, training, and capacity building for the eradication of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in our lifetime: the inaugural Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lecture.|2020|Mensah GA,|

Mechanistic implications of altered protein expression in rheumatic heart disease.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10741-020-09993-1
Heart Failure Reviews; Lumngwena EN, Skatulla S et. al.

Jul 12th, 2020 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a major cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries, where living conditions promote spread of group A β-haemolytic streptococcus. Autoimmune reactions due to molecular mimic...

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News  13 results

Wearable Potassium Monitor; Rheumatic Valve Disease Dilemma; BP in the VA
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/prevention/75136

Sep 16th, 2018 - The FDA gave AliveCor breakthrough device designation for an electrocardiogram-based test for hyperkalemia, similar to arrhythmia detection with its wearables. (TechCrunch) One of the most popular antibiotic classes is associated with a more than ...

Pediatric ENT Complaints: An Update
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/128916/pediatrics/pediatric-ent-complaints-update/page/0/3

Jan 6th, 2017 - Treatment and Management Streptococcal pharyngitis is treated mainly to prevent the poststreptococcal complications of rheumatic fever, though it will not prevent poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. Treatment of SP also facilitates resolution of.

Group Updates Strep Throat Guidelines
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/34696

Sep 11th, 2012 - Action Points Note that the Infectious Diseases Society of America has updated its 2002 guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of strep throat, including the sufficiency of a positive rapid diagnostic test in diagnosing the infection. Note that...

Poststrep Joint Pain Is Not Always Rheumatic Fever
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/52486/pediatrics/poststrep-joint-pain-not-always-rheumatic-fever
Amy Rothman Schonfeld

Apr 11th, 2012 - NEW YORK – Poststreptococcal reactive arthritis in a child means fewer cardiac sequelae and less need for prophylactic antibiotics, making it worth looking for when the obvious diagnosis seems to be acute rheumatic fever, according to Dr. Stanford.

Gene Linked to Acute Rheumatic Fever Identified
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/43837/pediatrics/gene-linked-acute-rheumatic-fever-identified
Bruce Jancin

VIENNA — A polymorphism in the gene coding for toll-like receptor 2 appears to constitute a powerful susceptibility gene for acute rheumatic fever, H. Hakan Aydin, M.

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Patient Education  27 results see all →