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ALLMedicine™ Rheumatic Fever Center

Research & Reviews  599 results

Can we diagnose acute rheumatic fever early to maximize the success of secondary prophy...
Cardiovascular Research; Passos LSA, Nizet V et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2022 - Can we diagnose acute rheumatic fever early to maximize the success of secondary prophylaxis in rheumatic heart valve disease?|2022|Passos LSA,Nizet V,Levine RA,Aikawa E,|diagnostic imaging,diagnosis,epidemiology,prevention & control,complications...

Characterization of an experimental model to determine streptococcal M protein-induced ...
Immunology and Cell Biology; Rafeek RA, Hamlin AS et. al.

Jul 7th, 2022 - Group A streptococcal (GAS) infection is associated with a spectrum of autoimmune diseases including acute rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease (ARF/RHD) and neurobehavioral abnormalities. Antibodies against GAS M proteins cross-react with host...

Acute rheumatic fever in adult patients.
Medicine Wang CR, Lee NY et. al.

Jul 2nd, 2022 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is considered as a disorder of children, and attacks in adults are usually a recurrence of disease acquired in the child's life. Although the incidence of ARF in children has a decreasing trend in developed countries, r...

Heart Failure Clinical Presentation

Jul 2nd, 2022 - History In evaluating patients with heart failure, the clinician should ask about the following comorbidities and/or risk factors: Myopathy Previous myocardial infarction Valvular heart disease, familial heart disease Alcohol use Hypertension Diab...

Heart Failure Clinical Presentation

Jul 2nd, 2022 - History In evaluating patients with heart failure, the clinician should ask about the following comorbidities and/or risk factors: Myopathy Previous myocardial infarction Valvular heart disease, familial heart disease Alcohol use Hypertension Diab...

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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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Drugs  289 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  29 results

Minimally Invasive Rheumatic Mitral Valve Surgery

Mar 8th, 2022 - Rheumatic heart valve disease (RHVD) is a post-infectious sequel of acute rheumatic fever resulting from an abnormal immune response to a streptococcal pharyngitis that triggers valvular damage. RHVD is the leading cause of cardiovascular death in...

Rheumatic Heart Disease Research and Screening in Nepal: A Feasibility Study

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) remains a significant public health problem in lower and middle-income countries (LMIC), accounting for over 300,000 deaths world-wide. RHD is a sequela of Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) caused by Group A Streptococcus (...

Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease According to Revised Jones Criteria (2015) in Assiut Governate

Aug 3rd, 2021 - Although acute rheumatic fever (ARF) has declined in Europe and North America in incidence over the past 4 to 6 decades, the disease remains one of the most important causes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality especially in the developing co...

Clindamycin Versus Amoxicillin With Clavulanic Acid in Prevention of Early Dental Implants Failure

Jul 28th, 2021 - The patients were selected in the implant assessment clinic from a population on the implant waiting list at the department of Maxillofacial surgery department , of Jordan University Hospital. Those consecutively assessed patients that complied wi...

Three Dimensional Versus Two Dimensional Echocardiography in Assessment of Severity and Scoring of Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis.

Jul 20th, 2021 - Although the prevalence of rheumatic fever is decreasing in developed countries, it still affects numerous areas in the non- industrialized world. Untreated mitral stenosis (MS) contributes significantly to global morbidity and mortality. Echocard...

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News  56 results

Jeremiah Stamler, Pioneer of Preventive Cardiology, Dies at 102

Jan 28th, 2022 - On the occasion of his 100th birthday, The Washington Post wrote of the trailblazing cardiologist and scientist Jeremiah Stamler, MD: "You may not know him, but he may have saved your life." Hyperbole, it was not. Over a career spanning more than ...

Penicillin Slows Latent Rheumatic Heart Disease Progression

Nov 22nd, 2021 - In a randomized controlled trial of close to 1000 Ugandan children and youth with latent rheumatic heart disease (RHD), those who received monthly injections of penicillin G benzathine for 2 years had less disease progression than those who did no...

A Mail Carrier With Gross Hematuria Whose Sister Has Lupus

Oct 12th, 2021 - Editor's Note: The Case Challenge series includes difficult-to-diagnose conditions, some of which are not frequently encountered by most clinicians but are nonetheless important to accurately recognize. Test your diagnostic and treatment skills us...

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...

Maternal autoimmune disease raises children’s risk of ADHD
Heidi Splete

Jan 29th, 2021 - Maternal autoimmune diseases significantly increased the risk of ADHD in children, based on data from a large cohort study of more than 800,000 mothers and children and a subsequent meta-analysis. “There is growing evidence that immune-related cel.

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Patient Education  18 results see all →