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ALLMedicine™ Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  368 results

Acute rheumatic fever: 10-year single-center experience: clinical and laboratory findin...
Cardiology in the Young; Bulbul L, Akyol MB et. al.

Sep 1st, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever in childhood continues to cause serious morbidity despite all developments. The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients with acute rheumatic fever and to determine the f...

Diagnosing rheumatic heart disease: where are we now and what are the challenges?
Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy; de Loizaga SR, Beaton AZ et. al.

Aug 24th, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD), a sequela of acute rheumatic fever (ARF), affects 40.5 million people worldwide. The burden of disease disproportionately falls on low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and sub-populations within high-income countr...

Long-awaited update on estimates of acute rheumatic fever in Africa.
The Lancet. Global Health; Engel ME

Aug 23rd, 2021 - Long-awaited update on estimates of acute rheumatic fever in Africa.|2021|Engel ME,|

Incidence of acute rheumatic fever in northern and western Uganda: a prospective, popul...
The Lancet. Global Health; Okello E, Ndagire E et. al.

Aug 23rd, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever is infrequently diagnosed in sub-Saharan African countries despite the high prevalence of rheumatic heart disease. We aimed to determine the incidence of acute rheumatic fever in northern and western Uganda. For our prospecti...

Same disease, different outcomes in different settings: understanding the challenges in...
International Journal of Cardiology; Aliku TO

Aug 10th, 2021 - Same disease, different outcomes in different settings: understanding the challenges in acute rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease care in developing countries.|2021|Aliku TO,|

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Guidelines  3 results

Revision of the Jones Criteria for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever in the era of...
Circulation Gewitz MH, Baltimore RS et. al.

Apr 25th, 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...
Nature Reviews. Cardiology; Remenyi B, Carapetis J et. al.

Apr 3rd, 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 infective endocarditis: guidelines from the American Heart Association: a...
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939); Wilson W, Taubert KA et. al.

Mar 8th, 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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News  34 results

Fast Five Quiz: Streptococcal Infection Clinical Keys

Feb 18th, 2021 - Infection with Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as the group A streptococci (GAS), causes various diseases in humans. Millions of GAS infections occur worldwide every year, leading to an estimated 500,000 deaths each year. Invasive GAS illnesses...

AHA: Chagas disease and its heart effects have come to the U.S.
Mark S. Lesney, MDedge News

Aug 20th, 2018 - Chagas disease, a cause of serious cardiovascular problems and sudden death, was previously localized mainly in the tropics, but now affects at least 300,000 people in the United States and is growing in prevalence in other traditionally nonendemi.

Prophylactic Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics Common in Pediatric Hospitals

Apr 3rd, 2018 - Nearly one third (32.9%) of hospitalized children received antibiotics prophylactically, and 51.8% of those children were given broad-spectrum antibiotics, according to findings published online March 22 in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious ...

Pediatric ENT Complaints: An Update

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.

Mitral valve disease often missed in pulmonary hypertension
CHEST Physician; M. Alexander Otto

Nov 4th, 2016 - LOS ANGELES – Dyspnea in pulmonary hypertension is caused by mitral valve disease until proven otherwise, according to Paul Forfia, MD, director of pulmonary hypertension, right heart failure, and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy at Temple Universi.

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Patient Education  6 results see all →